Women bishops - another vote

To: Church of England "Group of Six"

Women bishops - another vote
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Please authorise another vote in this Synod in 2013, to allow the House of Laity to reconsider the results of their vote of 20 November 2012 in the light of clearly-expressed wishes of their electorate.

Why is this important?

**UPDATE: Job Done!  (House of Bishops statement 11 Dec 2012).  Many thanks to all supporters - keep praying!**   42 out of 44 Dioceses have voted for women bishops; the House of Laity vote clearly did not reflect the democratic wishes of the membership they are supposed to represent.  A year's delay will enable Dioceses to reflect again, and make their views even clearer to their Synodical representatives.
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  • William W. 2013-06-30 22:46:37 +0100
    This is 2013, not 1320.
  • Emma H. 2013-05-31 20:59:07 +0100
    It feels right and there is not a brilliant reason why it shouldn't happen.
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