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People Cry Tears Of Joy As The Church Of England Finally Allows Female Bishops

This was a long-overdue decision.

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In a historic vote, the Church of England voted to allow women to become bishops yesterday, 20 years after they were first allowed to become priests.

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Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, commented that the Anglican church had been wrong on the issue. In November 2012, it blocked women bishops by just six votes.

The long-overdue decision delighted most people, including prime minister David Cameron, who described the vote as "a great day for the church and for equality".

I warmly welcome today's vote formally approving women bishops - a great day for the Church and for equality.

David Cameron@David_Cameron

I warmly welcome today's vote formally approving women bishops - a great day for the Church and for equality.

7:03 PM - 14 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The vote angered conservative Christians who believe that the decision goes against tradition. But hey, these two women don't seem to care what they think.

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