Clergy unite in opposition to far-right BNP’s ‘Christian Britain’ claim

BIRMINGHAM POST, 21Oct09: Church leaders from across Birmingham have entered the row about the BBC’s decision to invite BNP party leader Nick Griffin on to Question Time.

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“The gospel of Jesus Christ is for all people and, celebrating the international, multi-racial, multi-ethnic nature of our churches we feel our faith in Jesus calls us to positively engage and work with our neighbours of other faith traditions. The BNP has nothing to do with Christianity and many of its hate-filled, fear-generating messages are completely counter to the loving challenge of the Christian gospel.

“We celebrate the wonderful God-given diversity of our city, region and nation.”

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