This week sees the three ecclesiastical musketeers Tom, Jamie and Daniel take on the subjects of fear and death in the context of the present crisis. In politics, we discuss Johnny Mercer's dramatic resignation from the government describing it as, amongst other things, a "cesspit".
In the Church, we review the shocking news that a quarter of Brits say they would take spiritual advice from a robot priest and the various implications of ordained AI ministry. We also tackle developments in church bell-ringing and look at the Church of England's 'From Lament to Action' anti-racism report and some robust epistolary feedback from Calvin Robinson.
Finally we read out two emails of the week which help us to settle the perennial question, "Is the COVID disaster best explained as incompetence, ideology, conspiracy or all three?"
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