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  • Father Tim Jones 'Thou Shalt Steal' If One is Poor

    12/23/2009 12:50:40 PM PST · by Marcus · 5 replies · 260+ views
    Associated Content ^ | December 23rd, 2-009 | Mark R. Whittington
    Tim Jones is an Anglican Priest who in a sermon to the congregation at St Lawrence's church in York suggested that there is an exception to the Eight Commandment, the one that says Thou Shalt Not Steal. Apparently, according to Father Tim, as his flock calls him, it is alright to steal if one is poor, if one is stealing from a large, corporate owned store, and if one only engages in shoplifting. The idea is that God, for whom Father Tim Jones is evidently speaking for, so loves his
  • Priest in Britain Advises Congregation to Shoplift

    12/21/2009 4:41:16 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 25 replies · 841+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 12/21/2009 | Staff
    A priest in Britain is under fire Monday for advising his congregation to shoplift in tough economic times, the Daily Mail reports. Father Tim Jones, a 41-year-old clergyman at St. Lawrence Church in York, England, said that shoplifting — rather than prostitution or burglary — is sometimes the best option for poor people struggling to make ends meet, according to the Web site. "My advice as a Christian priest is to shoplift," Jones reportedly told churchgoers during his Sunday sermon. "I do not offer such advice because I think that stealing is a good thing, or because I think it...