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The Church of England's first Woman Bishop, Libby Lane, has been ordained.
The Church of England consecrated its first female bishop.
The Reverend Libby Lane became the eighth Bishop of Stockport in a service at York Minster.
Her consecration comes after the church ended a long and divisive dispute by voting last year to allow women to serve as bishops.
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, led the service to consecrate Lane, which was briefly interrupted by a man shouting, "No, not in the bible."
Sentamu simply moved on.
Dozens of bishops gathered around Lane, laying on hands and offering a sign of solidarity.
Lane was ordained in 1994, one of the first women to become a Church of England priest. Her husband is also an Anglican priest.
The 80 million-strong global Anglican Communion, whose members range from conservative evangelicals to supporters of gay marriage, has long been divided on the role of women in church leadership.
The Church of England's national assembly, the General Synod, voted for the measure after a previous attempt two years earlier had failed.
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