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Britain's Christians Are Being Vilified, Warns Lord Carey [Too Late! You Saw It Coming UK]
Telegraph(UK) ^ | April 13, 2012

Posted on 04/13/2012 5:34:06 PM PDT by Steelfish

Britain's Christians Are Being Vilified, Warns Lord Carey Christians are being “persecuted” by courts and “driven underground” in the same way that homosexuals once were, a former Archbishop of Canterbury has warned.

Lord Carey argues that in 'case after case' British courts have failed to protect Christian values. He urges European judges to correct the balance. By John Bingham 13 Apr 2012

Lord Carey says worshippers are being “vilified” by the state, treated as “bigots” and sacked simply for expressing their beliefs. The attack is part of a direct appeal to the European Court of Human Rights before a landmark case on religious freedom.

In a written submission seen by The Daily Telegraph, the former leader of more than 70 million Anglicans warns that the outward expression of traditional conservative Christian values has effectively been “banned” in Britain under a new “secular conformity of belief and conduct”.

His comments represent one of the strongest attacks on the impartiality of Britain’s judiciary from a religious leader. He says Christians will face a “religious bar” to employment if rulings against wearing crosses and expressing their beliefs are not reversed.

Lord Carey argues that in “case after case” British courts have failed to protect Christian values. He urges European judges to correct the balance.

The hearing, due to start in Strasbourg on Sept 4, will deal with the case of two workers forced out of their jobs over the wearing of crosses as a visible manifestation of their faith. It will also take in the cases of Gary McFarlane, a counsellor sacked for saying that he may not be comfortable in giving sex therapy to homosexual couples, and a Christian registrar, who wishes not to conduct civil partnership ceremonies.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: britain; christianpersecution; christians
It is happening in the US --- faster under Obama. We should have kept the homosexuals under ground!
1 posted on 04/13/2012 5:34:10 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hKEd6rzbeg


2 posted on 04/13/2012 5:35:42 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Steelfish; wagglebee; little jeremiah; Cindy

Great Britain has gone much farther downhill than the U.S.


3 posted on 04/13/2012 5:38:51 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A liberal's compassion is limited to the size of other peoples' paychecks)
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To: Steelfish

The left won’t rest until it has completely destroyed Christianity.


4 posted on 04/13/2012 5:44:19 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Clintonfatigued

Don’t worry...an extended stay in a reeducation camp will do wonders for your emerging malaise. Everything is OK, Comrade.


5 posted on 04/13/2012 5:44:34 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Steelfish

Read the comments. England is finished.

It is time for another great awakening here, or we will be before long.

God Help and Bless the United States of America. God Bless Israel. God Bless Texas.


6 posted on 04/13/2012 5:51:45 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Steelfish

Christians will learn to be much more conning and effective undergound. Atheists will rue the day...


7 posted on 04/13/2012 6:09:12 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Clintonfatigued; Steelfish; wagglebee; little jeremiah; Cindy

” Great Britain has gone much farther downhill than the U.S.”

Don’t worry. Obama will be worse if he gets back in.


8 posted on 04/13/2012 6:29:13 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: SaraJohnson

It is time for Christians to band together and look out for our own. We need to evangelize the works of Jesus while at the same time working to promote those who share our values. We need to only hire, do business with, and promote to positions of power other Christians.


9 posted on 04/13/2012 6:35:49 PM PDT by WMarshal (Bitter Clinger)
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To: SaraJohnson

It is time for Christians to band together and look out for our own. We need to evangelize the works of Jesus while at the same time working to promote those who share our values. We need to only hire, do business with, and promote to positions of power other Christians.


10 posted on 04/13/2012 6:35:50 PM PDT by WMarshal (Bitter Clinger)
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To: WMarshal

I agree.


11 posted on 04/13/2012 6:37:35 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

I don’t remember when every piece of news I read was so distressing.

God save us.


12 posted on 04/13/2012 6:44:02 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: Steelfish

Oh well. England is the latest casuality in the war that has been going on between the christians and the muslims since the 9th century, the original cold war. Don’t sugar coat it, call it for what is: an all out war, and as of late things seem to be picking up a bit. Where are the Crusaders when you need them? Turn the other cheek only gets you so far when you face extermination.


13 posted on 04/13/2012 7:07:37 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Steelfish

There are Christians in Britain?


14 posted on 04/13/2012 7:09:24 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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15 posted on 04/13/2012 7:13:09 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: Steelfish

I do declare, Queen Victoria wouldn’t know the place if she could come back for a glimpse. British people can never get enough of long-term liberalism.


16 posted on 04/13/2012 7:29:05 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Past is prologue: The American people again let us down in this election cycle.)
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To: WMarshal

Christian ghettos? Christian only communities with businesses, schools, hospitals, segregation enforced to retain our rights?


17 posted on 04/13/2012 7:34:53 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: WMarshal

“It is time for Christians to band together and look out for our own. We need to evangelize the works of Jesus while at the same time working to promote those who share our values. We need to only hire, do business with, and promote to positions of power other Christians.”

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Patrick Buchanan has been saying this for years. To great vilification from ...ahem....many sides, of course.

Play the same nepotism game that religious, ethnic and racial “minorities” have been engaged in for decades.


18 posted on 04/13/2012 7:35:19 PM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Steelfish

bm


19 posted on 04/13/2012 7:41:05 PM PDT by deadrock
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To: factoryrat
The average Brit sees the writing on the wall for them as the Muslims are slowly expanding power and influence. The Left thinks destroying Christianity is GOOD, but they've allied themselves with a greater, more deadly evil: Islam.

When the Muslims gain ascendancy, the ruling elites and Lefties will be given a choice: be enslaved, convert to Islam, or die. A lot of the Left and elites will die and not know why they're being killed. What fools they are. This will not end well.

20 posted on 04/13/2012 8:08:10 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: EyeGuy; WMarshal
“It is time for Christians to band together and look out for our own. We need to evangelize the works of Jesus while at the same time working to promote those who share our values. We need to only hire, do business with, and promote to positions of power other Christians.”

Easier said than done.

Obama claims to be a Christian as do most elected officials but once elected they frequently vote against Christian values.

Plenty of business persons also go to church regularly and still will do nothing to promote or express Christianity in their daily business.

I agree Christians should do what they can to promote fellow Christians in politics and business but I do not hold any illusions that it will have immediate effects. It will take more than a generation to bear fruit in my opinion.

21 posted on 04/13/2012 8:16:13 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: MasterGunner01

Well then, I guess the Brits should do something about that. The pandering politicians obviously won’t, so maybe for king and crown, the Brits should expel the invaders of their homeland, (AKA: kick them out of your country).


22 posted on 04/13/2012 8:18:57 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: MasterGunner01

Well then, I guess the Brits should do something about that. The pandering politicians obviously won’t, so maybe for king and crown, the Brits should expel the invaders of their homeland, (AKA: kick them out of your country).


23 posted on 04/13/2012 8:19:15 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Steelfish

Can’t see that it makes much difference in the former great Britain. Brits best get a jump on getting their prayer rugs, veils, and learning Arabic.


24 posted on 04/13/2012 8:26:13 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: factoryrat
With what? The elites have totally disarmed and indoctrinated their nation to be a nation of wimps. Individuals who resist are terrorized and intimidated by the elite appeasers running the government. Could the Brits resist? Yes. Will they resist? Who knows?

Will Americans resist Obama’s coup against our Republic or will they go down without a bang and nary a whisper? I don't know. You tell me.

25 posted on 04/13/2012 9:19:03 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
Obama will be worse if he gets back in.

Against Romney? soetoro is not going anywhere.

God save our grandaughter.

26 posted on 04/13/2012 11:04:38 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Steelfish

Strasbourg is not going to help defend Christian values in a thousand years. They are where the filthy paganism is coming from.

But this is a good illustration that Britain has lost the ability of governing itself.


27 posted on 04/14/2012 7:51:25 AM PDT by annalex (http://www.catecheticsonline.com/CatenaAurea.php)
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To: gorush
That is a horrifying video.

The protesters (men in skullcaps, women in full-body black hijab) were demanding imposition of Shariah law in Britain and condemning the producer of the video, who was wearing a long skirt and fairly modest attire, for being “naked on the street” and asking who she was trying to seduce.

And people here in the United States were yelling at Santorum for saying people ought to question their choices on contraception... I can't imagine what would happen if I went to Boston, got several hundred people to wear Puritan clothing from the 1600s, and carried signs demanding the re-institution of the civil law codes of Massachusetts from that era.

28 posted on 04/14/2012 2:19:30 PM PDT by darrellmaurina
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To: darrellmaurina
"That is a horrifying video."

It haunts me as well.

29 posted on 04/14/2012 2:36:11 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: MasterGunner01
Quit wringing your hands in quite desperation and STAND YOUR GROUND! You take the fight to the enemy, and the enemy has made their intentions clear! Americans have more in common with the Brits than the Brits care to believe. We want you to succeed, and thrive, just as we want to live and thrive, and keep the faith.
30 posted on 04/14/2012 7:05:54 PM PDT by factoryrat (e are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: WMarshal
It is time for Christians to band together and look out for our own. We need to evangelize the works of Jesus while at the same time working to promote those who share our values. We need to only hire, do business with, and promote to positions of power other Christians.

Exactly correct. It is called being equally yoked. We should not be entering into any lasting contracts with non-Christians at all.

31 posted on 04/16/2012 7:11:57 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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