Church of England Synod Vote In Favour Of Women Bishops

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The Revd Dr Miranda Threfall-Holmes and Hilary Cotton celebrate with... News PhotoAdult,Bishop - Clergy,Celebration,Champagne,Church,England,Horizontal,Ordination,Priest,Religion,UK,Women,York UniversityPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesYORK, ENGLAND - JULY 14: The Revd Dr Miranda Threfall-Holmes (R) and Hilary Cotton celebrate with Champagne after the Church of England General Synod gave their backing to the ordination of women bishops at York University on July 14, 2014 in York, England. Members and officers of the Church of England's General Synod have voted in favour to introduce women bishops. The first women bishops could be announced and ordained within the next year. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)