The change means the addition of a sentence to Canon 33, stating: "A man or a woman may be consecrated to the office of bishop."
Archbishop Welby said: "Today we can begin to embrace a new way of being the church and moving forward together. We will also continue to seek the flourishing of the church of those who disagree."
Speaking before the vote, BBC Religious Affairs Correspondent Caroline Wyatt said it was "a mainly symbolic stage in this long process but it's clearly an immensely historic and really significant one".
Well, they cannot pretend they are Catholics anymore.......