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Praying for Putin’s downfall, doom and destruction

There was a prayer for Ukraine in church on Sunday: "Lord, we pray for peace in Ukraine, and that Putin would see sense." That was it. There was no mention of the atrocities, the barbarism, the bloodshed, or the seismic…
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Covid: God’s judgement upon Brexit?

"We have sown the Brexit wind, and now reap the Covid whirlwind", tweeted John Milbank ("Theologian, philosopher, poet, political theorist"). "Past generations would have seen divine judgement manifest here", he…