Thursday, November 28, 2013

UK: ReNew Conference: Bishop Nazir-Ali Speaks out Against Prince Charles for Multi-Faith Worship

By Julian Mann
Special to Virtueonline
November 27, 2013

At the inaugural ReNew conference in Hertfordshire, England, global orthodox Anglican leader Dr Michael Nazir-Ali, former CofE Bishop of Rochester, spoke out against the heir to the UK throne, Prince Charles, for participating in multi-faith worship during a recent trip to India.

In a rare public criticism by a prominent Anglican leader of a senior member of the Royal Family for failing to uphold the supremacy of Jesus Christ, Dr Nazir-Ali said Prince Charles's participation in Hindu worship and his veneration of a Muslim Sufi 'saint' were at variance with his future role as Defender of the Protestant Christian Faith.

Dr Nazir-Ali also amused delegates at the ReNew Conference, a joint initiative between Reform and the Anglican Mission in England (AMiE), with an account of how he was recently told by a revisionist at a CofE meeting: 'There is no room for someone like you in an inclusive church.'

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