A Guardian Article about the Jeffrey John Letter—Halt Church of Eng leaks before Next Archbishop

Posted by Kendall Harmon

An inquiry into the 2010 leak was carried out by Lady Fritchie, a crossbench peer, but its findings were never published. A Church of England spokesman said on Sunday the report was never intended to be made public and was "a private document for the archbishop and CNC members".

The spokesman added that there were no plans to start a fresh investigation into the 2010 leak. "In these sorts of situations anyone on a committee could theoretically have spoken to a third party who then passed it on. That means we are talking about potentially hundreds of people," he said.

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Posted April 16, 2012 at 6:34 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. Pageantmaster [Katie bought Welby] wrote:

Jeffrey John Letter—Halt Church of Eng leaks before Next Archbishop”

LOL!  St Albans Abbey - leakier than the Titanic.

April 16, 3:58 pm | [comment link]
2. Pageantmaster [Katie bought Welby] wrote:

Jeffrey John, who says leaks stopped him becoming bishop of Southwark

Modest innee?

April 16, 4:06 pm | [comment link]
3. driver8 wrote:

So the good leak of confidential info made allegations about the working of the confidential Committee from which the bad leak of confidential info came?

April 16, 4:11 pm | [comment link]
4. dwstroudmd+ wrote:

Affirmative, driver8.  Either affirmative “catholicism” or affirmative “action” - but then that depends on which leak we speak, I suppose!

April 16, 6:59 pm | [comment link]
5. MichaelA wrote:

“Jeffrey John, who says leaks stopped him becoming bishop of Southwark”

This is an admission by Jeffrey John that his nomination did not have popular support.

Thank you for admitting that, Canon Jeffrey!

April 17, 7:34 pm | [comment link]
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