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Philip North declines Sheffield role after controversy over women priests

The Bishop of Burnley has rejected a nomination to become the next Bishop of Sheffield after a backlash over his views on women holding positions of Church leadership.

Rt Revd Philip North said the decision to refuse the nomination was made “with regret and sadness” but he believed his arrival “would not be acceptable...

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