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The earnest Bishop

Bishop Nazir-Ali is at it again – decrying moves in Britain to make London a centre of Islamic Finance. According to a newspaper report following the World Islamic Economic Forum 2013, that was addressed by the Prime Minister as well as the Prince of Wales, the Bishop believes that proposals to make Britain the first…

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Bishop Nazir Ali forgets Iranian hospitality?

The Bishop of Rochester, Nazir Ali is persistently portraying multiculturalism and Muslims as bogeymen –  a disservice to both his Church and his roots. Surely it cannot be Muslims –  3% of the population – that threaten ‘the distinctively Christian character of the nation’s laws, values, customs and culture’? (Daily Telegraph, 7 January 2008). It…

Fancy that! Ecclesiastical infighting

Archbishop Rowan Williams is a thoughtful leader of the Anglican Church but we see the spectacle of his bishops battling out in an undeclared war of succession. If Bishop Nazir Ali says tweedledum, then Bishop Sentamu will say tweedledee. Each is laying out his stall – with Nazir Ali unabashedly still imagining the Anglican Church…