Archbishop Jonathan Blake

The Most Reverend Jonathan Blake, Presiding Archbishop of the Open Episcopal Church B.A. (Hons), Dip. Pastoral Studies. Bishop's Haven, 105 Danson Crescent Welling DA16 2AS U.K. Mobile: 07767 687711 The Church is a member of The International Council of Community churches and the World Council of Churches. Married and a proud Dad.

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Gassed Tehran, seized Kabul, helped Mother Teresa, raised £300,000, priest 1981, pilgrim 2 Auschwitz, wrote on Parliament, convicted, began 1st inter-faith NHS chapel, relinquished 12 year Anglican post, baptised 1000's in homes on Mt Snowdon + at circus, did wedding underwater, wrote ‘For God’s Sake Don’t Go To Church’, nailed 95 Theses 2 Canterbury cathedral, arrested, co-founded the Society for Independent Ministry, consecrated as a bishop, co-founded the Open Episcopal Church, did 1st gay wedding on prime time TV, sued Associated Newspapers, co-consecrated 1st women bishops 4 England,Wales,Scotland, accommodated the homeless, took Mass 2 sex workers, posted it, elected Archbishop, arrested 4 climbing with sons, founded ‘When No One’s Watching', became an ICV, did Jade Goody's wedding , invited 2 Downing St, wrote 'That Old Devil Called God Again', conviction 4 campaigning against child abuse quashed on appeal, convicted 4 successful blogging 2 stop paedophile. His Christmas Lights reported in Daily Telegraph,Sky News, C4 raising £67,000.Water in 3 Gambian villages. Published "The Tales of Henry the Lovable Hedgehog" available on Amazon + inclusive version of Psalms.

Monday, May 02, 2011

Robert Mugabe's assault upon the late Pope's memory

It was the opportunity for 1.5 million people, including the representatives of five royal families, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, 15 heads of state, the Pope, the Vatican and Cardinals to honour the memory of John Paul II, by protesting at the presence of Robert Mugabe.

Instead they, by condoning his attendance, colluded with the oppression meted out by this violator of Zimbabwe's people.

Far from repairing the church's image and restoring morale among Christians, such an act bears the hallmarks of the corruption and political expediency which is stripping the church of its moral credibility and public standing.

When Hitler marched into Vienna on March 14th 1938, the Cardinal ordered the bells of Austria to ring. By the end of the war 65,000 Jews in Austria had been slaughtered, 6 million Jews had died across Europe and 60 million people overall.

In 1998, John Paul apologised that the church did not speak out against the Nazi holocaust.

How is it possible, to honour the memory of this very man, by welcoming at the ceremony a present day dictator, responsible for torture and mass murder?