The Church of England's Synod Vote On Women Bishops

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Rt Rev Justin Welby, the incoming Archbishop of Canterbury with Dr... News PhotoAdult,Agreement,Anglican,Archbishop,Archbishop of Canterbury,England,Failure,Greeting,Justin Welby,Legislation,London - England,Receiving,Religion,Rowan Williams,UK,Vertical,Vitality,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesLONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: Rt Rev Justin Welby, the incoming Archbishop of Canterbury (top) with Dr Rowan Williams, the outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury (back to camera), after draft legislation introducing the first women bishops in the Church of England failed to receive final approval from the Church of England General Synod on November 20, 2012 in London, England. The Church of England's governing body, known as the General Synod, voted on whether to allow women to become bishops. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)