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alfie evans

What if Alfie Evans had been named Ahmed Edris, and the flight were to Mecca, not Rome?

An awful lot has been written about the tragic case of Alfie Evans; so much, in fact, that there is absolutely no desire at all to add to the mountain range of fraught opinion, anger and incredulity that already exists…

The martyrdom of Thomas Becket

  On this day in 1170 Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered by the knights of King Henry II in Canterbury Cathedral. It was muddled politics and religion -…