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Monday, 7 January 2013

"The Christian faith is based on trust". What a joke!


"In the church you do have to accept a certain amount of trust. After all, if you can't accept that trust is pretty fundamental in the church, then where are we? The whole base of the Christian faith is based on trust."
- Lord Harries of Pentregarth, former Bishop of Oxford

Since the House of Bishops can no longer be trusted to care for all, the implication in Bishop Harries' remark is that they are no longer Christian. You can listen to his interview here. A strong advocate of blessing civil partnerships in church he was rather coy about discussing the current controversy of gay marriages in church saying, "there is a prior and more important step and that is actually warmly to welcome civil partnerships and offer a blessing for them. That is what I think the church could do and what it should do"

Bishop Harries continues to push the liberal strategy of change by stealth while denying traditionalists what they were promised, an honoured place in the church. If the bishops want to restore trust in themselves they must show due contrition and make proper provision acceptable to orthodox Christians in their care.

2 comments:

  1. Joseph Golightly7 January 2013 at 07:18

    Those opposed to the ordination of women have always said that it wasn't a single issue they were concerned about -as time passes by this is being proved more and more accurate.

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  2. A wealthy man once asked his small son what would he like for his birthday present, to which he replied, 'a cowboy set'.
    So his father gave him the Church of England.

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