Published on Jul 18, 2012
The New Inquisitors -- A Commentary by Rev West
Questioning the Church of England's authority to ban clergy from British National Party membership under British law and Christian doctrine.
The Reverend Robert West joins the World at 8 team with a monthly commentary on British society and culture. Tonight he provides a thought provoking comment on the recent decision by the General Synod of the Church of England to grant their bishops the authority to ban clergy from membership in the British National Party. The Reverend West questions the authority of the Synod and the Church to do so under British law and Christian doctrine.
Highlights of the news today Wednesday 18th July
• Labour Councillor stabbed by gang of four Asians in Redbridge
• The Olympic fiasco goes on and on!
• New mosque in Blackpool turned down on second appeal
• Greek Coalition seeking bridging loan
• Romania has problems at home and we have problems with Romania over her
• Thought for the Day -- The Margaret Walker case
• Finally -- don't blame the dogs!