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Saturday 19 April 2014

Cameron: I'm a strong supporter of women bishops

"The time is right for women bishops," David Cameron said today as he declared himself "very sad" after the General Synod rejected legislation introducing the first women bishops.The Prime Minister called on the Church of England to "get with the programme" in the wake of last night's vote.He stressed that the Church had its own processes and elections, adding: "You do have to respect the individual institutions and the way they work, while giving them a sharp prod".

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