Category Archives: Bishop of Liverpool

A Moment in the Tangle

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool “God made the angels to show Him splendour, as He made animals for innocence and plants for their simplicity. But [human beings] He made to serve Him wittily, in the tangle … Continue reading

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Elders of the Tribe

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool “The weak bishops.” “The lying bishops.” “The bastard bishops.” “I wouldn’t trust them as far as I can spit.” “The only way they’ll give a straight-line response is if you ask … Continue reading

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Couldn’t We Just “Dissolve the People”??

by Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool After the uprising of the 17th June the Secretary of the Writers Union had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee stating that the people had forfeited the confidence of the government and could … Continue reading

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“Calm Down Dear…” – Love and Anger in the Church

By the Rt Revd Paul Bayes,  Bishop of Liverpool “That’s what politics is about, Philip; love and anger.” Neil Kinnock to Philip Gould, 1992 “That constant humiliation to survive. If you’re not angry about it, what kind of person are … Continue reading

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