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DoYouEverWonder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 05:12 AM
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Archbishop's 'regrets' over Iraq - (UK)
29 December 2006

The Archbishop of Canterbury says he may yet regret not doing more to oppose the Iraq war.

Dr Rowan Williams told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that taking a stronger position before the invasion may have made a difference.

The archbishop repeated his criticism of the decision to go to war, calling it morally and practically flawed.

This put the lives of troops at risk, he said, although he had no doubt the government had acted in good faith.

Asked whether he could have done more to express his concerns, he said: "I can't easily balance for myself the pros and cons" of whether to put himself at the head of a popular movement resisting the war.

"I said what I believed I needed to say. I shall need to think quite a long time about whether I could have said more, or less for that matter," he went on.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6216099.stm

What the hell is there to think about? The Invasion of Iraq was wrong. It was illegal and immoral.
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 05:33 AM
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1. it's hard for liberal religious persons.
they are open to every one's reasons and feelings.

he was/is the archbishop of those who were against the war and those who were for it.

and he has to think of the soldiers.

he was -- and still is against the war -- it's a question of where on the ruler to come down.
a 7 -- a 5 -- a 9?

anyway -- i like rowan -- sometimes in spite of myself.

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