Monday, January 23, 2006

Pathetic Journalism

Christopher Morgan of The Times has written the following piece, suggesting that the Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, is callously abandoning his flock during Holy Week.

Good job of grabbing the reader, there, Christopher. Sling that mud, mate.,,176-2004171,00.html

But then, Simon Sarmiento, over at Thinking Anglicans, sets the record straight: +Richard is taking his first sabbatical in 33 years of ministry and 10 years as Bishop of London.

Sometimes I am embarrassed to be a journalist.

Yet there is hope. Simon Bates, over at one of my least favourite papers, The Guardian, does a much better job.,,1692750,00.html

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