The Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, has suspended ("withdrawn from public ministry" in church speak) the Bishop of Willesden, Pete Broadbent, over remarks he made on Facebook about the engagement of Kate Middleton and William Windsor. Whatever view you or I take of the monarchy, the Church of England or the opinions of Pete Broadbent, this news raises some worrying questions.
Category - bishop of willesden
November 23, 2010
November 21, 2010
Today is the Feast of Christ the King. After days of wall-to-wall media coverage about royalty, churches across Britain have today celebrated Jesus Christ as the true king. This is a truly subversive claim.
February 25, 2009
February 23, 2009
Pete Broadbent, the Bishop of Willesden, is keen to compare the size of his…er…’constituency’, with Ekklesia.