Campaigners who want to see a fresh Measure to admit women to the episcopate at the General Synod next July may be disappointed, two bishops have suggested....
On Tuesday... the Bishop of Dover, the Rt Revd Trevor Willmott, suggested that the House "ought to be able to share with people a process" at the Synod in July. "That will lead in due course to fresh legislative proposals."
Also this week, the Bishop of Chester, Dr Peter Forster, called for a "concentrated period of reflection". There were "good reasons" why the legislative group and Synod had not pursued a single-clause Measure or "stronger safeguards", and "the greatest problem would be if we started the process quickly and ended up with another mess."
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