The General Synod Votes Against The Introduction Of Women Bishops

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Reverend Canon Glyn Webster presents a bouquet of flowers to Jane... News PhotoAdult,Anglican,Archbishop of Canterbury,Bouquet,England,Flower,London - England,Meeting,Minister - Clergy,Religion,Rowan Williams,Separation,Synod,UK,Vertical,Vitality,Wife,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesLONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Reverend Canon Glyn Webster presents a bouquet of flowers to Jane Williams, the wife of Dr Rowan Williams (bottom, back to camera), the outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury, after farewell tributes were paid to him at a meeting of the General Synod of the Church of England, at Church House on November 21, 2012 in London, England. The Church of England's governing body, known as the General Synod, yesterday voted to prevent women from becoming bishops. Dr Rowan Williams said that the Church of England had lost a 'measure of credibility', following the General Synod rejected the legislation. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)