We Should Choose Bishops This Way

The Church of England is using Twitter to help pick the Archbishop of Canterbury!

Deacon Greg points this out to us:

Having wrestled with the best way to choose a new leader, the Church of England has decided to use the social networking site Twitter. It will also seek the views of people of all faiths and none, from the Chief Rabbi to Professor Richard Dawkins.
For the first time in history, the long and usually private process will begin with a widespread public consultation, to be finished by the end of May.
The Crown Nominations Commission, which must present the Prime Minister with two possible successors to Dr Rowan Williams, will also ask for contributions from “senior figures in other faiths, the secular world and the life of the nation”.

OK, that settles it, I’m running. Vote for me! Tweet me!

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