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Why are bishops so boring?

15 March 2019

3:06 PM

15 March 2019

3:06 PM

In the new Holy Smoke podcast episode, I finally get something off my chest. For 30 years I’ve been bored senseless by the public pronouncements of bishops – Anglicans and Catholics. Why do they feel the need to speak in such dreary jargon? Why do interesting clergy never make it to bishop? I’m joined by Harry Mount, editor of The Oldie, who shares my views. But I’m the one who names names, including that of a certain Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, so our conversation could get me into trouble. Listen to it in case you never hear from me again…  


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