- The Church of England has voted in favour of allowing women to be appointed as bishops
- The vote took place at a meeting of the ruling general synod in York - 18 months after a previous attempt was blocked
- The Yes votes overturns centuries of tradition in a Church that has been deeply divided over the issue for decades
- Anglican leaders had warned of severe damage to the Church's reputation
- Mario Cacciottolo
Last updated 14 July 2014Share
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