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/ 12 November 2014

Stepney Area Council By-Election – December 2014

A Clerical By-Election to Stepney Area Council in the Diocese is currently taking place. Fully completed nomination forms should be returned by Friday 19 December, at 12 noon.


/ 15 July 2014

General Synod vote on women bishops

I welcome yesterday’s vote of the General Synod to permit women to be bishops not least because it will liberate our energies to pursue our Gospel ministry and mission. The Synod has agreed a Measure and a House of Bishops’ Declaration that will allow us to move forward in mutual trust, where those of all opinions can flourish in one Church of England.


/ 14 July 2014

Church of England to have women bishops

The General Synod of the Church of England has today given its final approval for women to become bishops in the Church of England. The vote was carried by the required two-thirds majority in the three constituent parts of the Synod: the House of Bishops, the House of Clergy and the House of Laity.


/ 15 May 2014

Diocesan Synod approves draft legislation on women bishops

The London Diocesan Synod has today voted to approve the latest proposals to allow women to become bishops.


/ 17 December 2013

Governance Review Group

The Diocesan Bishop’s Council has established a Governance Review Group to look at all the structures for decision-making and corporate governance within the Diocese of London.


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