What the Resignation of a UK Bishop Reveals About the Current Crisis

Posted September 13, 2018 11:38 pm by Caroline Farrow

What the Resignation of a UK Bishop Reveals About the Current Crisis

Over the past few months my mind has turned repeatedly to the case of my former bishop, Kieran Conry of the diocese of Arundel and Brighton. He resigned back in 2014 after Simon Hodgkinson, the aggrieved husband of Olivia, went to the press with claims that his wife had been enjoying an illicit affair with Bishop Conry, who had been counseling her over her marriage troubles.
Having been tipped off that the story was about to break, Bishop Conry immediately announced his resignation, denying that he had been involved inappropriately with Mrs Hodgkinson and instead citing a sexual relationship he had

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