Saturday, November 30, 2013

'A crucifix is now just a fashion statement and has lost religious meaning'
Justin Welby says the purpose of wearing a cross has been lost
Archbishop of Canterbury says the sign has been trivialised
He said it was once a 'badge of shame' which is now popular
Christian leader made claims in a foreword of a new book

November 29, 2013

The Most Rev Justin Welby claimed the cross has been trivialised and is now a sign of beauty as well as faith

Wearing the Crucifix is now a fashion statement with no religious meaning, according to the Archbishop of Canterbury.

The Most Rev Justin Welby said the Cross has been trivialised and ceases to shock or challenge people.

Archbishop Welby wrote that the symbol should represent the 'deepest encounter and radical change' for Christians.

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