UGANDA - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TREVOR GRUNDY and FREDRICK NZWILI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T14:10:07.351-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canterbury, England • After 20 years of turmoil and angry debate, the General Synod of the Church of England said “yes” Monday to women bishops. The first could be named by year’s end with the appointment of at least three additional women sometime in 2015, say senior church officials. The General Synod is the three-tier governing body of the Church of England. It is made up of bishops, clergy and laity. At a meeting in York, the General Synod gave final approval to legislation introducing the c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:10:07 MDT