- The Church of England's general synod has voted against appointing women as bishops.
- Campaign group Women and the Church called it "a devastating blow" for the Church and the people of England.
- The next Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, earlier called on the synod to approve the measure.
- The House of Bishops is expected to meet on Wednesday to discuss "how we go forward as a Church".
- Trevor Timpson
- Alex Kleiderman
- Sarah Bell
Last updated 20 November 2012Share
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