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Defender of the Faith

By Anastasia , published on May 9, 2012

I grew up in the Church of England and while I no longer attend, apart from family days and holidays, and even then only to please my parents, I still retain a considerable affection for the institution, for the part that it has played in the history of this nation. If I did not feel affection, a lingering sense of respect, I could look upon the pronouncements of Rowan Williams, the muddle-headed Archbishop of Canterbury, with equanimity; but I cannot; he retains the power to madden me with some of his more outrageous statements.

So, yes, I value the Church of England just as I value... (more)

Tags: christianity, atheism, church of england, secularism

Amnesty Slams Vedanta Resources

By survivalint, published on Feb 12, 2010

...However, these risks have been largely ignored and consultation with and disclosure of information to affected communities have been almost non-existent.” The Amnesty report is the latest in a string of devastating criticisms of Vedanta’s behaviour in Orissa. Last week the Church of England sold its £3.8million shareholding in Vedanta, stating, “We are not satisfied that Vedanta has shown, or is likely in future to show, the level of respect for human rights and local communities that we expect.” In 2009 the British government ruled that Vedanta, a London-registered... (more)

Tags: india, human rights, survival international, indigenous rights, dongria kondh, amnesty international, vedanta resources, mining, bauxite, church of england

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