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As reported by the Telegraph yesterday, there will be a late night programme exploring alleged ‘persecution’ of Christians in the UK, on Easter Day.
The Mayor of London has ordered a ban on Christian crosses in Trafalgar Square.
George Pitcher, at the Telegraph newspaper, today takes up the point we made yesterday about the exaggeration of the Church of England bishops who claim that "there have been numerous dismissals of practising Christians from employment for reasons that are unacceptable in a civilised society".
The former bishop of Rochester has made the speculative and apparently unsubstantiated claim that “Good Friday processions may be refused permission because they are regarded as a minority interest not worth police time.”
Cranmer has drawn attention to allegations about a Methodist lay minister, councillor George Reynolds, who has been “deselected as a candidate in the forthcoming local elections not because he objected to canvassing on the Sabbath on grounds of religious conscience, but because, as a pastor of his church, he is obliged to tend for his flock on Sundays”.
Another case of the Christian Legal Centre making things worse it seems, with the misleading claim in a press release that a Christian teacher has been sacked for offering to pray for a sick girl.