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Survey backs traditionalists

by Gavin Drake

A SURVEY carried out by Christian Research on behalf of Forward in Faith suggests that more than 69 per cent of Anglicans want to see women bishops “as soon as possible” or “within the next five to ten years”.

Of the remaining 31 per cent, half want to see a consensus among all other Churches before the Church of England moves forward; while the other half say that they never want to see women as bishops.

The survey also found, however, that 75 per cent of ...

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