Women bishops: Pictures from the debate

15 July 2010

Photos by Sam Atkins.

Below “Lifeblood of the Church”: the Bishop of Beverley, the Rt Revd Martyn Jarrett, and Margaret Tilley speak in the heat (left) of the debate

Below: Northern representatives: the Revd Dr Miranda Threlfall-Holmes, Canon Simon Killwick, Fr Thomas Seville CR.

Below: Aware of a dividing line: Sister Anne Williams CA, who said that she did not want to have to leave the Church of England

Below: Varied views on the amendments: Dr Paula Gooder and Tim Hind; the Bishop of Coventry, Dr Christopher Cocksworth

Below: Enjoying the sun: Synod members take a break outside the chamber on Saturday

Emotions and pressures: Dr Elaine Storkey and Robert Key, a former MP, speak during the debates on the women-bishops Measure

Below: “. . . my friend Christina Rees”: Prebendary Houlding speaks in the debate; Mrs Rees, who spoke against him

Below: Deciding body: the Synod listens to the Revd Stephen Trott

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