Tag Archives: Justin Welby

The Government will send asylum seekers to Rwanda!


At 1.30am this morning the Home Office responded to a petition that some of us have signed calling for the Government to “Stop the government’s ‘one way ticket’ plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda”. Along with the almost 12,000 … Continue reading

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Government ignores the Archbishop of Canterbury


The Government has actually ignored questions from a number of people in the House of Lords last Thursday. One of them was Lord Roberts of Llandudno and I wrote about the way Roger Roberts was rejected two days ago which … Continue reading

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A very good Easter call from the two CofE Archbishops


Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury will use his Easter Sunday sermon to say that the principle of deporting asylum seekers 4,000 miles from where they sought sanctuary is akin to “subcontracting our responsibilities” and the “opposite of the nature … Continue reading

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Let us Pray for Peace in Ukraine


Here is a photograph of the praying that took place last night in Lewes involving the Archbishop of Canterbury who is visiting Chichester Diocese over the last few days. The smaller photograph is from Lehigh Valley which is in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Johnson and Welby have both made sensible requests


Becoming friends with people, either for the first time or indeed reconnecting with people after falling out with them makes a great deal of sense at the beginning of the year. The call from Justin Welby yesterday to take up … Continue reading

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The need for openness amongst church leaders


With all of the excitement from Russia and Wimbledon and questions about how the Government is dealing with Brexit, it is not difficult to miss the fact that the Church of England’s ultimate Governance committee is meeting in York this … Continue reading

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The darkest cloud has a silver lining


Last Thursday an 80 page report entitled ‘An Abuse of Faith’ was published focusing on the failings of the Church of England in the case of Peter Ball, one time Bishop of Lewes. The Author, Dame Moira Gibb was Director … Continue reading

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We need a Government of Hope


The many memorials to the great work of Nicholas Winton and the Kindertransport from 79 years ago should act as a reminder of the way in which our nation was once a beacon of Hope across Europe and throughout the … Continue reading

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Why do Politicians spoil Christmas?


Last Christmas I posted a blog about the seasonal message from David Cameron as Prime Minister. As I pointed out there was little wrong with the message itself, however coming from a man who had overseen five years of the … Continue reading

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Lets Celebrate


This image of the Queen and her immediate family along with a distant cousin who was recently elected as Prime Minister and the Archbishop of Canterbury sitting together in Runnymede to celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta is hard to take seriously … Continue reading

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