The Church of England has announced its final list of women who will attend meetings of the House of Bishops. No women can be elected bishop at this time:
The final result from the elections for female representatives to attend the House of Bishops have been announced. The Rev Libby Lane, Dean of Women in Ministry, Chester Diocese, has been appointed as representative for the NW region.
At its meeting of 7 February 2013 the House of Bishops decided that eight senior women clergy, elected regionally, will participate in all meetings of the House until such time as there are six female Bishops who will sit as of right.
Members already elected are:
East Midlands region – Ven Christine Wilson, Archdeacon of Chesterfield
West Midlands region – Revd Preb. Dr Jane Tillier, Preb of Lichfield Cathedral
East Anglia region – Ven Annette Cooper, Archdeacon of Colchester
South and Central region – Ven Joanne Grenfell, Archdeacon of Portsdown
South West region – Ven Nicola Sullivan, Archdeacon of Wells
North East region – Very Revd Vivienne Faull, Dean of York
South East region – Ven Rachel Treweek, Archdeacon of Hackney
The representatives will take up their roles on 1st December.
h/t to Thinking Anglicans