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Monday, July 7, 2008

Church of England Fractures

(The Press Association) - The Church of England was facing a damaging split within its ranks after its ruling body threw out compromise proposals over women bishops.

Members of the General Synod voted to press ahead with the ordination of women bishops but without the safeguards demanded by traditionalists.

The synod members voted to approve work on a national statutory code to accommodate those within the Church who object to women bishops.

The synod rejected compromise proposals for new "super bishops" to cater for objectors - and also their preferred option of creating new dioceses....

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THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: What does this mean? It means the Church of England is going to lose at least 1300 priests and a handful of bishops. Where will they all go? Look to Rome.