Welby’s India Trip Proves to be Major Miscalculation in Ecclesiastical Diplomacy

Sep 13, 2019 by

by David W Virtue, Virtueonline: If there is one single reason why Justin Welby should step down as the leader of some 80 million Anglicans, it would be his recent disastrous trip to the subcontinent of India. He dropped the ball by failing miserably to address the real issues that bewail Indian Anglicans, namely vast financial corruption by its bishops and the open persecution of Christians. He virtue-signaled over a 100-year old slaughter of unarmed Indian civilians where Indian Christians...

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Abp. Justin Welby cites a non-existent convention to justify silence on abortion

Sep 13, 2019 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: The Anglican archbishop of Canterbury has come under severe criticism for apologizing for a historical massacre in India while citing a non-existent convention to excuse his absence from a parliamentary debate on abortion. None of the 26 bishops who serve as voting members of the House of Lords were present during the debate on July 17 for the critical vote that resulted in the imposition of abortion on Northern Ireland. Justin Welby has now defended the...

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Archbishop Justin Welby at Jallianwala Bagh

Sep 12, 2019 by

by Vinay Samuel and Chris Sugden: The London Times has reported “that the Archbishop of Canterbury has expressed his “profound regret and shame” for the massacre of more than 400 unarmed Indian civilians by British Indian army troops a century ago. “Prostrating himself before a memorial to those shot in the Jallianwala Bagh walled garden in Amritsar, the Most Rev Justin Welby said that the shootings were a crime and a sin. “The action was ordered in 1919 by General Reginald Dyer in response to...

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Operation Yellowhammer: political advantage trumps right to privacy

Sep 10, 2019 by

by Martin Sewell, Archbishop Cranmer: The end of prolonged conflicts can be both brutal and swift. The American Civil War ended with Sherman’s brutal ‘March to the Sea’ and the First World War ended with a near-successful German offensive followed by retreat and defeat. The seemingly impregnable Hindenburg Line did not hold; lessons had been learned and were applied with ruthless efficiency. The long conflicts were over. Neither end brought lasting peace and reconciliation, but the years of...

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Indian scientist demolishes Archbishop Welby’s climate alarmism as ‘disastrous’ for India’s poor

Sep 9, 2019 by

by Jules Gomes, Rebel Priest: A Bangalore-based climate scientist has challenged the Archbishop of Canterbury’s lecture on climate change at the United Theological College in Bangalore, calling Justin Welby’s trip to India a “climate crusade” that is “dangerous and perilous to the people of India.” In an exclusive interview with Rebel Priest media, Vijay Jayaraj, lead scientist for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said that Archbishop Welby’s “climate...

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Welby declines to endorse the Jerusalem Declaration and will not commit to attending GAFCON’s Kigali meeting

Sep 7, 2019 by

by George Conger, Anglican Ink: The member for South Holland and The Deepings, the Rt. Hon. Sir John Hayes (Cons.) tabled six questions to Dame Caroline Spelman (Cons.) the Second Church Estates Commissioner in Parliament on the Anglican Communion, GAFCON, and the Church of England on 24 July 2019. Mrs. Spelman responded as follows: Anglicanism To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, whether the Church of England has plans to adopt the approach of the...

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