Monday, 11 February 2019

Interview with Bishop Egan

When Alfie Evans was being murdered by Alder Hey 'Children's' Hospital, the 'Catholic' Bishops' Conference of England and Wales stood four square behind the murderers, with one exception, His Lordship of Portsmouth.

From De Omnibus Dubitandum Est.

My friend Clare Short was recently privileged to get to interview Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth Diocese. Bishop Egan was consecrated as the eighth Bishop of the diocese at St John’s Cathedral, Portsmouth on 24 September 2012, the feast of Our Lady of Walsingham. At the time of his appointment Egan was serving as the Vicar General of the Diocese of Shrewsbury.

Bishop Egan has often been the subject of blog posts here because he is brave, erudite and faithful. He has seen great strides forward in his diocese on evangelisation and vocations even in the short time he has been in charge, proving once again that faithfulness and orthodoxy foster fruit.

This interview provides some keen insight into the man and his vision. I hope you enjoy it and please do leave any comments you feel are relevant.

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