Ministry

Only detectives find a vicar

Feb 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Ministry

Did you ever watch any of those English television detective series, the ones where one murder leads to another, and then another? Hardly a week passes without the poor vicar of the parish ending up among the victims.

The vicars murdered in the detective programmes seem to be people who spend most of their time in beautiful medieval parish churches, preparing for services. They seem never to have more than one church, and it sitting beside an idyllic village green. The vicarage is a short walk away; it is a …