Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Could this be a better system?

The reports of a deadlock on the committee (the Crown Nominations Commission) given the unenviable task of recommending a candidate to be the next Archbishop of Canterbury is leading some commentators [here] to wonder whether the procedure for appointing a new Pope for the Coptic Orthodox Church, a ceremony involving a blindfolded child picking the name of one of the short-listed candidates, is not infinitely superior – and one which may even give the Holy Spirit an opportunity to make His wishes known.
It's also somewhat more apostolic (Acts 1. 26) than an extended managerial discussion about the choice of a new CEO...

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