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Church of England approves women bishops

The General Synod of the Church of England votes 351 to 72 to allow women bishops.

Church of England’s alternative baptism liturgy drops reference to devil

The Church of England has been accused of “dumbing down” the baptism service following the introduction of an alternative liturgy in which parents and godparents need not repent of their “sins” or reject “the devil.”

Gay couple may sue Church of England to wed in church

The British government’s promise that no religious organization will be forced to conduct same-sex weddings following the passage of a gay marriage bill may soon be tested.

Church of England to draft new legislation on women bishops

Meeting in York July 5-9, the General Synod agrees to consider new draft legislation by November of this year.