Backed by politicians of all stripes, prime minister urges Church of England to ‘get with the programme’ and reconsider decision.
Campaigners for female bishops hold a vigil outside Church House after the vote.
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The Church of England’s general synod has voted against appointing women as bishops.
Campaign group Women and the Church called it “a devastating blow” for the Church and the people of England.
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What an utter shambles!!
Tonight the traditionalits have won, but Christianity as a whole has lost bigtime. I knew that Roman Catholics are stuck in the fourteenth century, but I never thought British CofE ministers were also!! Shame on these ‘men of God’!!