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