Wednesday, May 16, 2012

House of Bishops to take up women bishops Measure

Private meeting set next week

The House of Bishops of the General Synod of the Church of England is scheduled to meet in private session next week to review the draft Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordinartion of Women) Measure debated by General Synod at its February 2012 session.

On May 21 and 22 the bishops will respond to the motion adopted by the February meeting of General Synod that the House of Bishops review the safeguards for those, who for theological reasons, are not able to receive the ministry of women bishops.

The synod asked that in their revision, the House of Bishops not amend the draft Measure "substantially.” Read more

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