Church of England Women Bishops

The Church Of England Finally Has A Woman Bishop (About Time Too)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK

Revd Libby Lane is the UK's first female bishop, Downing Street announced on Wednesday, with the Cheshire vicar described her historic appointment to ...

CofE Enters 'New Phase Of Existence' With Women Bishop Vote

PA | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK

The Church of England is entering "a completely new phase of our existence" after the appointment of women bishops was approved in a historic vote, th...

Cameron Hails Synod Vote On Women Bishops As 'Great Day For Equality'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed the General Synod's decision to back legislation allowing women bishops in the Church of England. Following the ...

Archbishop Of Canterbury 'Optimistic' Over Women Bishops

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury has admitted that more work needs to be done if legislation introducing women bishops is to clear its final hurdle at the...

Church Seeks To Avoid Second 'Train Crash'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK

The Church of England's national assembly is to restart talks over women bishops next month amid efforts to avoid another "train crash" over the issue...

Knight Takes Bishop: The Saga of the Women Bishops

Elena Barbiero | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Barbiero

Personally, I believe there will be one day women Bishops, it's just a shame it's not happening now. It could have been such a historical moment; and yes, it's historical but in exposing an ugly truth.

Women Bishops Vote Has Left Us In 'Shock', Church Advisor Says In Leaked Memo

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

The Church of England is reeling with "shock" and facing a "major constitutional crisis" following the failure of new legislation to introduce women b...

The Week That Was: An End to the Violence

Carla Buzasi | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

And so finally, with fingers still tentatively paused over triggers and soldiers lined up at borders, a peace settlement was agreed between Gaza and Israel this week, bringing to an end eight days of bloody violence. Even the world's greatest optimists cannot believe this is the end of the story, with both sides seeking to write their own account of the tragic events, and claim a miserable kind of victory. For many not religiously, historically or, due to family ties, connected to this conflict, it can be difficult to understand the intensity of feeling it inspires.

'Christian Doctrine Isn't Like Strictly Come Dancing'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

The Church of England's bishops are to hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday after legislation paving the way for the first women bishops narrowly fa...

'This Is Not About The Church, This Is About England'

Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Supporters of the failed legislation to ordain women bishops said they were "devastated" with many saying they felt they had been betrayed by the lay ...

The Failed Vote on Female Ordination Exposes the Church of England for Exactly What It Is...

Paul Vale | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Politics
Paul Vale

Opponents of female ordination will no doubt see this as a victory for Christian traditionalism. That's no doubt true, but it's also a victory for bigotry, intolerance and small-mindedness, casting aside any chance of dragging the 500-year-old monolith a little closer to the modern world.

(PICTURES) Defeat For Women Bishops

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

The Church of England has been plunged into turmoil after legislation introducing the first women bishops failed to clear its final hurdle at the Gene...

'It's time to Finish The Job'

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

The next Archbishop of Canterbury has staked his authority on a yes vote by the General Synod to legislation introducing the first women bishops. T...