The Church of England’s governing body voted overwhelmingly in favor of female bishops on Wednesday, ending a 20-year impasse that could see women ordained as senior clergy by the end of 2014.
A vote on a package of measures to endorse women bishops was supported by 378 members of the General Synod while eight voted against and 25 abstained after months of behind-the-scenes talks to unite reformers and traditionalists.
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It’s no secret that I believe this to be a good and healthy move – biblically, theologically and historically. I’ve shared plenty of articles on why I believe women can serve as leaders within the church (pastors, elders, bishops-overseers, apostles, etc).
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