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Church of England rejects women bishops

By Agence France-Presse
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 15:33 EDT
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Rosie Harper, vicar of Great Missenden, addresses the Church of England General Synod at Church House in central London. (AFP)
 
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The Church of England’s draft legislation approving women bishops failed to pass its governing body the General Synod by a razor-thin margin on Tuesday.

The legislation needed a two-thirds majority among the three houses of bishops, clergy and laity, but failed by just a few voters among the laity.

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