Bishop Philip's Blog

Addressing our diocesan synod

I want you to know I feel a great sense of privilege in making this my first Presidential Address to you, our Diocesan Synod. It is a huge privilege to be Bishop of Truro, and to be called to love and serve this wonderful land of Cornwall, in the power of the Holy Spirit and […]

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Our failure to act is costing the Earth

Parts of my maiden speech to General Synod have been reported in the media, so I thought some people might like to read the whole thing. Certainly, I was pleased to speak on a topic that has been important to me for a long time now – and that was also the subject of work […]

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Tesco, ergo sum: but not in the Kingdom of God

I find it hard to put into words just how I feel standing here today before you. Delighted: certainly; honoured: undoubtedly; humbled: indeed. But amongst a great range of emotions I would also want to say that I feel rather surprised. Ruth and I have an old friend who we first met here in Cornwall […]

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