Tuesday, February 25, 2014

CHURCH OF ENGLAND: Listen to Those Turbulent Priests

By William Davie
February 24, 2014

"Will nobody rid me of this turbulent priest," cried Henry II shortly before some knights got the wrong end of the stick and murdered archbishop Thomas Beckett. I would imagine that similar sentiments are being expressed in and around Westminster right now.

But the thing is, when 27 anglican bishops - including such heavy hitters as Mike Hill, the bishop of Bristol, Michael Perham, the Bishop of Gloucester and Alan Smith, the Bishop of St Albans - a handful of Methodist chairs, representatives of the URC and the Quakers and the now cardinal Archbishop of Westminster tell you that you are doing something wrong, especially when it comes to something like benefit reform, it's probably best if you listen to them.

Read the full story at www.VirtueOnline.org

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