Tag: Apology

Predatory Consent?

This is going to be a controversial post and I make no apologies for that. OK, I make a teensy apology for it. I’m sorry if you take offence at what I write. I’m not trying to offend you, I’m

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Exodus Shutting Down

Here’s a collection of good thoughts from around the web.   The timing of the announcement to close Exodus International with the appearance by Alan Chambers on Our America with Lisa Ling is not a coincidence. On this program Chambers

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Jersey – Dean Reinstated

This from the Diocese of Winchester this morning. THE VERY REVEREND ROBERT KEY, the Dean of Jersey, has today apologised for mistakes in the handling of a safeguarding complaint and added his own apology to that of the Bishop of

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Cardinal O’Brien – What’s the Real Issue?

Extraordinary news this weekend as Cardinal O’Brien, the most senior Roman Catholic priest in the United Kingdom, admitted “ there have been times that my sexual conduct has fallen below the standards expected of me as a priest, archbishop and cardinal”.

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On the Naughty Step

A genius moment in this morning’s interview on BBC Radio Sussex. When I was asked about the news that Lambeth Palace would continue to review child protection issues for Chichester Diocese, my reply was that my four year old son

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How to Apologise

The Diocese of London have just published this press release. A statement from the Rt Revd Pete Broadbent, Bishop of Willesden. “I have conveyed to Prince Charles and to Prince William and Kate Middleton my sincere regrets for the distress

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