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Church of England ‘an enormous waste of everyone’s time’

Some of the buildings are quite good

Time for one last topical, satirical swipe at the Church of England.

Via The Daily Mash:

THE Church of England is a huge and utter waste of the time of everyone involved, it has been confirmed.

In addition to shrinking congregations, social irrelevance and ludicrous arguments over the genital arrangements of clergy, the Church has now admitted that it is does not really have a firm view on the nature of sin.

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Church to add Wonga funding to long list of inconsistent religious positions

What a confusing little book…

Some satire from Newsthump:

Upon hearing that the Church of England actually funded the growth of Wonga.com a day after claiming it would put it out of business, officials have said we should just ‘add it to the list’.

The latest completely inconsistent position of the religious organisation has led many to claim the only consistent thing about religion is its inconsistency.

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Archbishop of Canterbury confesses: Church’s Wonga investments are ‘very embarrassing’, says Welby

“He’s not the messiah, he’s a very naughty boy!”

So much for the church’s historical position on usury, eh?

Via The Independent:

The Archbishop of Canterbury said revelations that the Church of England has indirectly invested in Wonga were “very embarrassing”, coming just two days after he said he wanted to drive the payday lender out of business.

It emerged yesterday that around £75,000 from the Church’s pension fund was used to fund the firm, and the Most Rev Justin Welby said he was unhappy with the investment company managing their money.

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