women in the episcopate

Key Moments in Synod’s Debate

  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014

By John Martin • An advocate of women’s ordination praises an Anglo-Catholic layman’s sacrificial remarks.

Synod Slogs through in York

  • Thursday, July 11, 2013

By John Martin • No substantial decisions emerge from General Synod’s summer session.

Living with Difference

  • Monday, June 24, 2013

By Colin Podmore
I fight to keep the church broad and tolerant, to enable traditional Christians not just to remain but to flourish.

Will Parliament Intervene?

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012

By John Martin
The Church of England’s House of Bishops will meet in emergency session early Wednesday to consider next steps on women in the episcopate.

Due in September

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2012

By John Martin
After the July sessions of its General Synod in York the Church of England remains in limbo on women in the episcopate.

English Bishops Sign Off

  • Monday, May 21, 2012

The House of Bishops of the Church of England today concluded its consideration of the draft legislation to enable women to be consecrated as bishops. It agreed that the legislation should be returned to the General Synod for final approval.