World War II

Trinity US nuclear bomb explosion

Synod and the Nuclear Ban Treaty: the CofE would rather have sent Britons to Treblinka than annihilate Germany

The Church of England’s General Synod had to talk about something, I guess. It couldn’t talk about the pressing problems of the CofE lest it cause its nascent civil war to flash into armed conflict. Bishops may have principles, but…

We will remember them, won't we?

  We will remember them. We intone it ritually every year. We even make a chronological covenant: 'At the going down of the sun and in the morning..' There have…