Anglican Samizdat

May 12, 2009

Anglican Israel bashing

Filed under: Anglican,Politics — David Jenkins @ 5:07 pm
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One of the resolutions from ACC-14 in Jamaica displays the usual one-sided condemnation of Israel:

The Anglican Consultative Council…

laments the fact that current Israeli policies in relation to the West Bank, in contravention of UN Security Council resolutions, have created severe hardship for many Palestinians and have been experienced as a physical form of apartheid.

calls on Israel to:

end its occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip

freeze immediately all settlement building with the intention to abandon its settlement policy in preparation for a Palestinian state

remove the separation barrier (wall) where it violates Palestinian land beyond the Green Line

end home demolitions, and

close checkpoints in the Palestinian territories

The hypocrisy is made all the more remarkable by the tortuous series of unnatural mental acts that the Anglican hierarchy goes through in order to see both sides of the case for performing unnatural homosexual physical acts, yet has no hesitation in being fiercely and vituperatively prejudiced when it comes to Israel.

Melanie Phillips has this to say:

Yet again, the Anglican establishment has singled out Israel for scapegoating, defamation and demonisation. A Resolution on the Middle East passed three days ago by the Anglican Consultative Committee parrots, as usual, Arab and Muslim propaganda against Israel – now the default position of Anglicanism as it genuflects to the force that is intent upon destroying it. Not all Anglicans by any means support this resolution which has been passed in their name: Anglican Friends of Israel has protested:


1 Comment

  1. Anglicans eat their own, so why not the grand parents?

    Comment by Steve L. — May 12, 2009 @ 5:29 pm

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