THE CATHOLIC GROUP IN GENERAL SYNOD
STATEMENT ON WOMEN BISHOPS DEBATE ADJOURNMENT
9TH JULY 2012
The Catholic Group regrets the decision to send the Women Bishops amendments back to the House of Bishops.
This calls into question the commitment of the Church of England to provide for the religious convictions of all her loyal members.
On behalf of the thousands of Anglo-Catholics and their supporters within the Church, we are keen to be part of consultations to enable the legislation to move forward.
It remains our hope that the House of Bishops can come back to Synod with a form of words around which everyone in the Church of England can unite.
We commit ourselves to playing a full part in the process of achieving good legislation and believe that the Church will thus be stronger and better together in its mission and service to the Nation.