January 18 2018 – “Bishop Bell: more criticism of response to Carlile report” – Thinking Anglicans

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Thursday, 18 January 2018

Bishop Bell: more criticism of response to Carlile report

First, Dr Irene Lancaster wrote in Christian Today Bishop George Bell was a hero who saved Jewish children. It is time his reputation was restored.

Then, Bishop Peter Hancock replied to this with Why the Church insisted on transparency with the George Bell case.

Meanwhile, the Telegraph reports that a letter has been sent to the Archbishop of Canterbury from seven academic historians criticising his comments in response to the Carlile report: Archbishop’s claims against Bishop George Bell ‘irresponsible and dangerous’.

The full text of the letter is copied below the fold.

Earlier criticism was reported here, here, and here. and there is another item not previously linked.

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Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Thursday, 18 January 2018 at 3:06pm GMT

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