It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window.
The road to hell is paved with adverbs.
Sometimes angels rush in where fools fear to tread.
The bishops will govern the Church, the priests will do all the work and the deacons will have all the fun.
The road to Hell is paved with the bones of priests and monks, and the skulls of bishops are the lamp posts that light the path.
The Bishop, as I have remarked, was not very dignified on all occasions, and sometimes acted in such a manner as would not have appeared well in public.
The Bishop and Knight, in contradistinction to the Queen and Rook, are called Minor Pieces.
Even when I was Archbishop of Wales and working with new bishops, I used to say, not realising quite how true it was, 'One of the things you will do as a bishop is disappoint people'.
There are enormously gifted Episcopal priests around this church who are gay and lesbian, some of whom are partnered, who would make wonderful bishops and they're going to be nominated and they're going to be elected.
The Bishop moves diagonally forwards or backwards, to the extent of the Board.
Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
Ah, bless you, Sister, may all your sons be bishops.
People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics, Jesus was a management expert too.
The pinafore of the child will be more than a match for the frock of the bishop and the surplice of the priest.
Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary is facing at least two official objections to his public statements along with expensive hearings before the Alberta Human Rights Commission for expressing his biblical views on same sex marriage.
If you have a priest that is pushing social justice, go find another parish. Go alert your bishop.
The Synod of Bishops has existed for forty years. In that long span of time it has been for all of us a good school for introducing us to the universal dimension of the Church.
Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures.
Nearly all the evils in the Church have arisen from bishops desiring power more than light. They want authority, not outlook.
We will that all men know we blame not all the lords, nor all those that are about the king's person, nor all gentlemen nor yeomen, nor all men of law, nor all bishops, nor all priests, but all such as may be found guilty by just and true inquiry and by the law.
The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.
I have to go on being a priest and bishop, that is, to celebrate God and what God has done in Jesus, and to offer in God's name whatever I can discern of God's perspective on the world around - something which involves both challenge and comfort.
You can tell the people that if they succeed in killing me, that I forgive and bless those who do it. Hopefully, they will realize they are wasting their time. A bishop will die, but the church of God, which is the people, will never perish.
Troubadours have always been more important and influential than theologians and bishops
God does not reveal himself in strength or power, but in the weakness and fragility of a newborn babe.
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