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General Synod approves next steps on Women in the Episcopate
NEWS / The General Synod of the Church of England has today voted to pave the way for the legislative process to enable Women to become Bishops to be completed this year.
Women in the Episcopate Bishop of Rochester, James Langstaff
NEWS / Women in the Episcopate Bishop of Rochester, James Langstaff
General Synod votes to restart the legislative process to allow women to become bishops
The General Synod has reaffirmed its commitment to women bishops and called, less than a year after the previous proposals were rejected, for new draft legislation to be introduced.
Legislation on women bishops becomes law at General Synod
NEWS / The General Synod has today enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as Bishops in the Church of England.
Membership of Steering Committee to prepare women bishops’ legislation
NEWS / The Appointments Committee of General Synod has announced the membership of the Steering Committee to take charge of the preparation of draft legislation to enable women to become bishops.
Synod gives final approval for Safeguarding legislation
The General Synod today gave final approval to a package of proposals intended to take further the process of making the Church a safer place for children and vulnerable adults.
Church of England to have women bishops
NEWS / The General Synod of the Church of England has today given its final approval for women to become bishops in the Church of England.
Dioceses vote in favour of women bishops
NEWS / The Church of England's dioceses* have now all voted in favour of the current draft legislation to enable women to be bishops. Manchester was the last diocese to vote and they approved the motion at a meeting of their Synod yesterday. In 2011 both London and Chichester diocesan synods voted against the legislation.
Synod votes to approve next steps for women bishops
NEWS / The General Synod of the Church of England has today approved a package of measures as the next steps to enable women to become bishops in the Church of England.