October 2012

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Archbishop John Hepworth in the News

(...) 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…

UPDATE:   A news video here as a panel discusses the above news.