Nationalism

Giorgia Meloni far right fascist

When did love of God, family and country become ‘far right’ and ‘fascist’?

Giorgia Meloni has been elected the first woman Prime Minister of Italy, and the media don't like it. She might be a woman, but she's the 'wrong type' of woman; "not a sister", as Harriet Harman might say. She's on…
Stephen Cottrell Englishness England

The Church of Englishness

Upon reading Archbishop Stephen Cotterell’s remarks on English identity in the Telegraph, I was reminded of the time I was reading the Law Society Gazette whilst waiting for a court…
Fratelli Tutti Pope Francis European Union Brexit

Pope Francis damns Brexit

Pope Francis has written another encyclical, Fratelli Tutti. It isn't a great theological tome; indeed, it could easily be a series of religio-political blogposts on current events. Much of the…
Brexit Christian

A Christian case for Brexit

If one anti-Brexit argument persists within the clergy hierarchy of the Church of England, it is that the UK's departure from the European Union is a fundamentally 'un-Christian' pursuit. The…