Monday, July 07, 2008

What would Henry VIII think?

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - The Church of England's governing body confirmed on Monday it will ordain women bishops but also approved measures to accommodate traditionalist opponents.

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After six hours of debate over the direction to be taken by the 450-year-old church, the solution hammered out by the synod was a typical Anglican compromise that sought to avoid a mass walkout by opponents of women bishops.

I pray they will walk out and come back to the 2,000+ year old Church.

Source: The New York Times (Reuters)