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When God does politics

Has the Church of England really "climbed down from years of political radicalism"?

By Andrew Brown  

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, pictured in 2016 ©Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/PA Images

Before the 2015 General Election the Church of England produced a 52 page document explaining how and why Christians should vote, which told them a great deal but not which party they should actually vote for. We don’t know if anyone read it to the end.

This year, they produced a three page document and at least one person must have read it through: Jason Groves, the political editor of the Daily Mail. He had no…

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