Giles Fraser on Radio 4 just now:
'It's come like a bolt from the blue and we're all trying to digest it ... it's not pie in the sky.'
So, the news is that the Roman Catholic church is going to be accommodating to those who will leave the Church of England over women bishops. The news has come like a tasty, food-like lightning strike which we have swallowed. We have discovered one thing it isn't. So what does it taste like? And does this bring to mind inter-church relations as a giant food fight?