Thanks for all the e-mails pointing out that Archbishop John Hepworth has been in the news – again, for all the wrong reasons. I have seen. As CathNews reports:
Despite revelations of coarsely worded text messages by Peter Slipper, a leading member of his church says he would be welcomed back as a priest, reports PerthNow.
Mr Slipper was ordained as a priest of the Traditional Anglican Communion in 2008.
The TAC is a legitimate, international Anglican alliance, often described as a breakaway group but seeking, above all, reunification with the Vatican in respect of the 16th century split with the Catholic Church.
The church’s Archbishop John Hepworth said his friend was facing his darkest days in the wake of “grotty” sexual harassment allegations.
Archbishop Hepworth, who is a former priest in the standard Anglican and Catholic churches, ordained Mr Slipper…
I’m not going to say anything more. The Archbishop is media obsessed and sadly has become somewhat infectious. Someone who is in error and is to be avoided as such.
UPDATE: A news video here as a panel discusses the above news.