|Bishop Kieran in a parish|
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The media have been fascinated by how modestly this man has lived, this son of a railway worker who travelled by public transport and cooked his own meals. Those days are gone for him, but let us hope that our modern world can hear that call to live more simply and modestly. This has been a very timely papal election."
Also listen to Bishop Kieran on Sunday morning on BBC Sussex/Surrey at 8.10am and read his statement on behalf of the Bishops' Conference here