Yes to women bishdiocesan synod May 2014


undefinedThe proposed law allowing women to be made bishops has received backing from our diocese. Voting at Diocesan Synod held at St Laurence's church, Frodsham (pictured) on Wednesday 21 May - backed the proposed law as follows

House of Bishops: 2 for; nil against; nil abstentions.

House of Clergy: 37 for; 10 against; 3 abstentions.

House of Laity: 48 for; 7 against; 3 abstentions.

All the dioceses in England have now voted in favour of women bishops.

A final Church of England decision is expected to be made at General Synod later this year.