Bishop Bill wished all listeners a happy, joyful Christmas and a peaceful 2013.
He was invited to reflect on the year 2012 with Aaron and spoke about the announcement of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Bishop Bill talked about the challenges that await the diocese during what Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson recently described as "the greatest crisis we have faced as a church in this country".
Bishop Bill also offered his advice for those who may find time for reflection over this Christmas period.
You can listen to the complete interview below.
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Audio clip courtesy of 1233 ABC Newcastle.