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Women bishops to be appointed in Church of England

The Archbishop of Canterbury (front) applauds a speaker during the Church of England's Synod session. Picture: PA

The Archbishop of Canterbury (front) applauds a speaker during the Church of England's Synod session. Picture: PA

  • by CRAIG BROWN
 

THE Church of England took a historic step last night to allow women to become bishops, overturning centuries of tradition on an issue that had previously resulted in deep divisions.

 

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