George Orwell once famously described the Church of England as “ The Tory Party at Prayer”
Less than two weeks after evicting disabled protesters against the closure of the Independent Living Fund on wonders if he wasn’t right and which version of Christianity they now actually represent ?
Ekklesia report today that :
“Westminster Abbey has again drawn criticism over its treatment of peaceful protesters. The Abbey’s staff threatened to evict Christian peace activists who were singing hymns outside a nearby arms industry conference while standing on the Abbey’s land “.
“The incident comes less than two weeks after Westminster Abbey staff called the police to evict non~violent disabled campaigners who had tried to camp outside the building while protesting against the closure of the Independent Living Fund “.
“When Christian activist Symon Hill asked if the Abbey was built on the foundation of Jesus Christ, she said “I work for the Dean and Chapter” and “I don’t know what the church is built on”.
For full article please see web link at : http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/20634