Church of Englands revs Tom Pelham and Jamie Franklin sit down to cover this week's biggest talking point. In Fatigued, Amused, Freaked Out: bizarre and hilarious comms at Canterbury Cathedral, Bridgen sues Hancock as major trash-talk is exchanged and paraphilia bingo in Sam Smith's perverse new music video.
The Pelham Report takes in the latest on the Ukraine-Russian war, transgender update as "female" rapist is destined for women's prison, peace talks between Harry and Charles brokered by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and everyone - including teachers, nurses and the Bakerloo Line - is in on strike.
The CofE gay marriage saga continues as important theologian Sandi Toksvig throws her hat in the ring and promises to get together with her "allies" to "see what can be done" about the situation. Some bishops make a slightly more orthodox statement on the palaver but is it enough? And major churches such as St Helen's Bishopsgate begin to pause their financial contributions to dioceses. Is this the beginning of the financial collapse of the Church of England?
All that and much much more in this week's episode Irreverend: Faith and Current Affairs!
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Extraordinary communication from Canterbury Cathedral
Bridgen sues Hancock
Sam Smith paraphilia bingo
Toksvig the Theologian
Statement on marriage from more orthodox bishops
St Helen’s Bishopsgate pauses contribution to the common fund
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