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“If intelligent, informed and moral people leave the Church then the Church would be left in the hands of those who are stupid, ignorant and wicked, in which case the central proclamation of the Church would be whatever stupidity, ignorant and wickedness declares it to be… If intellectual rigour leaves the Church, then the Church will be left in the hands of stupid people. If tolerance leaves the Church, then the Church will be a haven for bigotry. If peacemakers leave the Church then the Church will become an instrument of war.” – Loyal Rue

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Thought for the Week 20/02/2012

From Edmund Burke, Quaker Chaplain:

Last Saturday, at the Friends Meeting House, Ruth and I, with some others, met Dr Inderjit Bhogal, the new leader of the Corrymeela Community. This, briefly, is an interdenominational group, founded in Northern Ireland in the 1960s, to promote mutual understanding and tolerance between the Catholic and Protestant elements, historically at odds with each other (more…)

Thought for the Week 31/05/2010

From Sabine Schwartz, Catholic Chaplain:

In our secular society, religious people in general and we Christians especially tend to have a bad reputation. We seem to be perceived by some as people who believe that they are in possession of absolute truth and therefore are entitled or even obliged to impose this truth on everyone else. (more…)

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