– A long campaign to put women in more powerful roles in the Church of England had a victory Monday when the Church adopted legislation to allow female bishops to be ordained starting next year. Representatives for the church’s general synod — or ecclesiastical council — met at Church House in Westminster and voted to permit female bishops starting in July of 2015, the BBC reported. “Today we can begin to embrace a new way of being the church and moving forward together.


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