My bishop is in a spot of bother

It looks like my bishop, the Rt Rev’d Tom Butler, Lord Bishop of Southwark, looked upon the wine when it was red, and got into a little trouble. The Grauniad’s story is here. I’m a bit sad, as Bishop Tom has become a good supporter of lesbian and gay ministry in the Church, and the cause of women’s ordination to the episcopate here in the United Kingdom. I do hope that he survives the experience, as it is out of character. I have been at do’s with him, and he has been quite abstemious.

All the same, I think they’d better ensure that the vacancies on the Vacancy-In-See committee of the Diocesan Synod are filled, as it’s impossible to fill them when a vacancy-in-see actually occurs.

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