Philip North

Lusa Nsenga-Ngo Bishop of Willesden Church of England Bishops

Why are schoolchildren selecting Church of England bishops?

Caroline Boddington is barely out the door, and bishops are now being appointed by...  schoolchildren called Temisan, Keziah, Honey and Sophia. With the retirement of the Rt Rev'd Pete Broadbent as Bishop of Willesden, somebody (Caroline Boddington?) decided that children…
Fratelli Tutti Pope Francis European Union Brexit

Pope Francis damns Brexit

Pope Francis has written another encyclical, Fratelli Tutti. It isn't a great theological tome; indeed, it could easily be a series of religio-political blogposts on current events. Much of the…
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Whisky Priests Galore

I have a sense that many clerics today find themselves no less confused and variously out of sorts than their widely dispersed flocks. Some report being frazzled with too much…