Saturday, 17 March 2012

The Archdruid predicts the next Archbishop

The Archdruid predicts a riot - sorry that's a song title - she brilliantly predicts all the qualities likely to be found in the next Archbishop of Canterbury(enjoy!)
I thought the last quality on the list was a bit radical by the way... It is also worth noting that the next ABC will, of course, be a man. If it is Sentamu, given his age, that would give us eight years maximum before the next shortlist for ABC. Surely, once we have women bishops, the Crown Nominations Commission will have to include a woman as well as a man in the names for consideration? It's just a thought - but then that is something else for everyone to squabble over next time...

2 comments:

  1. You'd have thought I'd be used to it by now, but I find it increasingly difficult to get my head round the fact that no women are ever considered when a bishopric becomes vacant. Is it something to do with the 'pric(k)' in the word?!

    I really think the Church has no idea how it looks to outsiders. Except, with our being a national Church, there are no outsiders. We're supposed to be there for everybody, not an esoteric clique with weird ideas and prejudices.

    Iffy Vicar

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  2. Goodness, I'd never thought of the word that way. The Church seems weird and esoteric? I won't have it said! After all, we're likely to have women bishops within - oh- at least fifteen years time if we go on this way.;)

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