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Church clears way for gay bishops

The Church of England is set to give the go-ahead for the appointment of openly gay bishops.

The Church will publish legal advice this week which says that homosexual clergy can become bishops, even if they are in civil partnership - as long as they remain celibate.

Richard Slee reports.

  • 19 Jun 2011