Archbishop Of Canterbury: British Values Are Based On ‘Threat And Fear’

Dec 2, 2016 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today The Archbishop of Canterbury has criticised the government’s ‘British values’ as he said neither democracy nor the rule of law answers problems of division and hatred in the UK. Justin Welby led a debate in the House of Lords on Friday discussing “shared values underpinning our national life”. He said the Home Office definition of “fundamental British values” is based on a “revisionist secularism notion of our...

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Welby dedicates the next year of his ministry to the defence of freedom and Judæo-Christian values

Nov 29, 2016 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: You might almost have missed it – especially if your favourite spiritual sport is Welby Wanging, which is open to all people irrespective of age, sex, sexuality, race, creed, religion, nationality, and beliefs about the EU. The Archbishop of Canterbury made quite an important speech about freedom. Actually, he’s made two or three important speeches of late, which, considered apart, merit a few dutiful column inches in the MSM because he is who he is. But, taken together,...

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Stop saying ISIS has ‘nothing to do with Islam’, says Archbishop

Nov 24, 2016 by

by Tim Dieppe, Christian Concern: The Archbishop of Canterbury has said it is time to stop repeating the popular politically correct mantra that ISIS has “nothing to do with Islam”. In a speech delivered in Paris last week, during a ceremony in which he was awarded an honorary doctorate, he argued that “If we treat religiously-motivated violence solely as a security issue, or a political issue, then it will be incredibly difficult – probably impossible – to overcome...

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Government rejects Archbishop’s suggestion it thinks he’s an extremist

Nov 20, 2016 by

By Antony Bushfield A government minister has told Premier there is no merit in Archbishop Justin Welby’s claim that under current policy he would count as an extremist. Lord Bourne, the peer responsible for faith issues, heaped praise on the clergyman and said he was “held in great respect”. The Archbishop of Canterbury had been quoted by the Daily Telegraph earlier this month revealing that he once told a senior Government minister he would be labelled an extremist under...

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Justin Welby: It’s time to stop saying Isil has ‘nothing to do with Islam’

Nov 19, 2016 by

by John Bingham, Telegraph: Claims that the atrocities of the Islamic State have “nothing to do with Islam” are harming efforts to confront and combat extremism, the Archbishop of Canterbury has insisted. Religious leaders of all varieties must “stand up and take responsibility” for the actions of extremists who profess to follow their faith, the Most Rev Justin Welby said. He argued that unless people recognise and attempt to understand the motivation of terrorists they will never be able to...

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Archbishop of Canterbury claims ‘corruption and bureaucracy’ in the EU have impoverished member countries

Nov 19, 2016 by

by Steve Doughty, Mailonline: The Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday condemned the EU for turning Greece into ‘the biggest debtors’ prison in European history’. In a speech in Paris, the Most Reverend Justin Welby said EU policies had kept entire countries in desperate circumstances impoverishing many citizens. And he said the inequality means some Europeans enjoy unprecedented living standards while for others EU leaders have made things worse through ‘centralisation, corruption and...

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