Leading Anglican bishops to boycott Lambeth Conference over gay clergy
"Do you really want to hurt me?" suffragan bishop George O'Dowd asks the conference, to the obvious horror of the African representatives.
"The Rt Rev Pete Broadbent, the Bishop of Willesden [...] will also be absent." (Telegraph)
[There's a bishop of Willesden? Mrs Haverty, can you get onto this story pronto. See if you can get a quote from this Pete Bent. Didn't he used to be drummer for the Beatles? Now he's bishop of Willesden and John's doing a long stretch in Purgatory. There's an angle for you, straight away. Ed]