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Female bishop: Man interrupts Libby Lane ordination

A man has interrupted the consecration of the Church of England's first female bishop.

The unidentified man said that "it was not in the Bible", when Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu asked the congregation if it was their will that Mrs Lane should be ordained.

The man asked to speak to Dr Sentamu about the "absolute impediment" before walking off.

  • 26 Jan 2015
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