Politics 21 November 2012 Quote of the Day Rowan Williams on the Church of England's vote against women bishops. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML I hoped and prayed that this particular business would be at another stage before I left, and of course it is a personal sadness, a deep personal sadness, that that is not the case. Rowan Williams laments the Church of England's decision to vote against allowing women bishops. › Miliband must be bolder than Cameron on welfare reform Rowan Williams, the outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury, consoles a colleague after the Church of England voted against women bishops. Photograph: Getty Images. Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles What the debate over troops on the streets is missing The problems with ending encryption to fight terrorism How long will general election campaigning be suspended after the Manchester attack?