I suppose if your job is completely dependent on schism and factional fighting you would try and continue the unpleasantness for as long as possible.
I bet The Grand Tufti was pissed when he saw this. How on earth is he going to persuade the middle ground at Synod to start stoking up the ovens if his friends are going to blab out the truth about what he really believes on the BBC.
By the way, I was thinking of going with the headline, "Schismatics Lack Teeth." But then I decided that would be too offensive.