There was an interview with Roger Alton, editor of The Independent, in the Catholic Herald this week. It was a serious and very interesting interview. Roger Alton is not a Christian, but he has some worthwhile things to say. Some way into the interview there is this anecdote:
A lot of religion has been maligned if you look at some of the murderous bits. I was talking to the Archbishop of Canterbury [Dr Rowan Williams] the other day - a lovely man - saying I do love Anglicanism because it's relatively harmless and hasn't gone around killing people, and he said: 'Well, I don't know about that.'
When I read that, I couldn't stop laughing for at least two minutes!
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