PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World The Church of England doesn't want you to worry about the devil Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/388262/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend In its national assembly this week, the General Synod of the Church of England voted to allow women to be ordained as bishops. They also made a less controversial, but more unusual, decision: to remove mentions of "the devil" from church services.