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You are creating a false dichotomy. I am not an Anglican but I have followed the debate. As I understand it, the Church of England has accepted in principle that there will be female bishops. Recently it has been trying to find a formula that respects everyone's opinion. If the advocates of female bishops had been somewhat more tolerant in the provision of facilities for the traditional group, there would be female bishops now. For decades there have been male and female doctors. Am I compelled to attend a doctor of a dictated sex? The whole debate has been extremely badly reported by the media, sometimes wilfully misrepresented. It is often argued that Christ chose twelve male disciples because he was bound by the social conventions of the day. This is a mistaken argument because there were many sects, cults and religions in the Graeco-Roman world that had priestesses.