Diocesan Blog - April, 2019
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Response to BBC Panorama Bishop Peter Hancock, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop said: “It has been harrowing to hear survivors’ accounts of their abuse - shared on BBC Panorama - and we issue an unreserved apology for how we have failed them. We acknowledge that the Past Cases… Read more
In response to the BBC1 ‘Panorama’ programme the Diocese has issued the following statement: The Diocese of Sodor and Man is aware of shortcomings in its Past Cases Review. It welcomes the opportunity to undertake this Review again, to rectify mistakes or omissions, and consequently to ensure that the highest standards… Read more
A Question for Easter It is not a trick question, but neither is it as straightforward as it might seem. To whom did the risen Lord first appear? It depends, of course, on which Gospel you read! St Matthew tells us that it was… Read more
The Chrism Eucharist and The New Language of Holy Week and Easter ‘That’s just the way it is’; ‘We are where we are’; ‘Get real’; ‘Wake up and smell the coffee’. You may have heard those phrases recently. I most certainly have. In fact, I have probably used… Read more