Thursday, February 09, 2006

christists apologize for slavery

feb 9th

... but never for jallianwallah bagh and the 30 million indians killed in famines and the 'temple rations' given to famine victims (which were less than what the jews in buchenwald got as rations) and the $10 trillion in loot and the destruction of the kapaleeshwara temple and so on.


Anglicans say sorry for role in slave
Thursday February 9, 03:11 AM

  - LONDON (Reuters) - The Church of England has apologised for
  profiting from the "dehumanising and shameful" slave trade, two centuries
  after its members helped bring about its abolition in Britain.

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, spiritual head of the world's 77
million Anglicans, said the church had a duty to share the "shame and
sinfulness of our predecessors".

"It is not about political correctness ... wanting to wipe the record
clean," he told a meeting of the church's governing body, the General Synod,
in London on Wednesday. "It is part of what we are as a Christian community:
A corporate acknowledgement of repentance."


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