The Report on Cathedrals: Further Thoughts

Last week we cross-posted – with permission – the initial thoughts of Michael Sadgrove, Dean Emeritus of Durham, on the report of the Cathedrals Working Group. This is his follow-up.

Last week I blogged about the report on cathedrals produced by a working group under the chairmanship of Bishop Adrian Newman and now published as a draft for consultation. I warmly welcomed the report as a real attempt to get to grips with cathedral governance in the light of the recent difficulties experienced at two cathedrals, Peterborough and Exeter.

I need to say a little more, not least following discussions I’ve had since the publication of the report. The first point is a general one. Continue reading