Mark Wadsworth

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“Archbishop slams David Cameron for criticising policy”

From The Evening Standard:

The Archbishop of Cantebury today attacked the Prime Minister after he claimed the Church of England was pushing through radical policies “for which no one voted”.

The Archbishop said: “The Prime Minister is entirely free to express political views. But what I would say is that I profoundly disagree with many of the views that he has expressed, particularly on issues like debt and welfare and education.”

Mr David Cameron was accused of ranting and getting his facts wrong following his astonishing criticism.

The senior politician had attacked Dr William’s Skye Faerie initiative. In a Spectator article, Mr Cameron said the Church was facing “bafflement and indignation” over its health and education plans, adding: “There is an understandable anxiety about what state religion means in such a context…”

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