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June 6 2019 – “Great Lives” [Bishop George Bell] – BBC Radio 4 Extra – 6.30pm to 7pm – Matthew Parris and Peter Hitchens

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https://www.radiotimes.com/radio-programme/e/vys75/great-lives–s30-e1-george-bell/

Great Lives

George Bell

Series 30 – Episode 1 – George Bell

Thursday 6:30pm – 7pm BBC Radio 4 Extra

SUMMARY

Matthew Parris is joined by Peter Hitchens to discuss the life and career of bishop of Chichester George Bell, who condemned the blanket bombing of Germany in 1944, urging Britain to avoid acting as barbarically as the Nazis.

CAST & CREW

Presenter Matthew Parris
Contributor Peter Hitchens
Producer Miles Warde
Producer Kirsten Lass

“Thoughts on an Injustice” – Peter Hitchens on Bishop Bell – August 11 2016…”Something is very wrong here”

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Peter Hitchens

 

11 August 2016 2:27 PM

Send Not to ask for Whom the Bell Tolls. It Tolls for Thee. Thoughts on an Injustice

Wait for it – a new disclosure on the Bell case

I shall explain here two recent developments in the George Bell affair, a disclosure by the Sussex Police (you’ll have to read to the end to find this)  and a retreat by the Church of England itself, both brought about by sustained and persistent pressure. But first, a bit of background…(continued)

http://hitchensblog.mailonsunday.co.uk/2016/08/send-not-to-ask-for-whom-the-bell-tolls-it-tolls-for-thee-thoughts-on-a-injustice.html

NOTE FROM RICHARD W. SYMONDS – THE BELL SOCIETY

May I suggest to readers at this point to make yourselves a hot drink, then find a quiet corner to read the complete article by Peter Hitchens, especially his final sentence:

“Something is very wrong here”

Then, resolve to take action of some kind in an attempt to right this wrong.

For example, encourage more people to sign this Petition?

https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/justice-for-bishop-george-bell-of-chichester