The General Synod Votes Against The Introduction Of Women Bishops

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Right Reverend Martin Wharton, the Bishop of Newcastle, smokes a pipe... News PhotoEngland,Horizontal,London - England,Religion,Smoke - Physical Structure,Spirituality,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesLONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Right Reverend Martin Wharton, the Bishop of Newcastle, smokes a pipe outside 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. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)