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Church of England to decide on women bishops

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The Church of England's legislative body will vote Tuesday on whether to introduce women bishops, its biggest and most contentious decision for 20 years. 

Female clergy of the Church of England walk to the venue of the three-day Church of England General Synod in central London on November 19. The Church of England's legislative body will vote Tuesday on whether to introduce women bishops, its biggest and most contentious decision for 20 years

The 470-member General Synod kicked off a three-day general assembly on Monday, two decades after England's established state Church backed the introduction of women priests.

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