Bishops row rumbles on.
A CHURCH of England diocese has passed a motion of no confidence in
the General Synod over its failure to approve the ordination of women bishops. Members of the Bristol Diocesan Synod, which is the governing
body of the Church in the south-west, also reaffirmed its support for
women bishops and called on the House of Bishops to explore every avenue
to achieve this.
The legislation to introduce women bishops was passed in the
General Synod Houses of Bishops and Clergy but ws rejected the House of
The outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said the vote
had ''lost the church credibility''.