It has been 36 years since the General Synod declared it had no fundamental objection to ordaining women as priests, and 18 years since the first women were ordained. But that change never won universal acceptance in the church, with a determined minority arguing that that the move was contrary to the Bible.Don't worry. Being inconsistent is perfectly consistent with the Bible.
That group, affirming what it sees as the Biblical idea of male “headship,” has demanded special arrangements to shield it from supervision by female bishops.
November 21, 2012
... its General Synod just voted against permitting women to serve as bishops.