should be allowed, paving the way for their ordination despite objections from
rejected calls yesterday for further delays in the progress of a draft law
following a marathon 12-hour debating session.
women bishops would be able to make arrangements for objectors.
the General Synod in 2012 for further drafting and final approval.
proposals, by way of draft legislation about which the feelings of many people
in this hall are still very mixed,” said Rowan Williams, Archbishop of
England conceded the issue was divisive, saying that “holding together” was
proving “desperately difficult”.
described the decision to press ahead with the legislation as a “wonderful
very good news,” she said.
goes on in this manner, the more it seems as if the door is shutting.
and more narrow and the options are rapidly closing.”
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