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Blair stresses importance of faith

by Ed Thornton

THE former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, said on Monday that a world without faith would be “on the path to tragedy and disaster”.

Speaking at a leadership confer­ence at the Royal Albert Hall organised by Holy Trinity, Brompton, Mr Blair said: “For a long period of time, what people thought was that, as society became more developed, and as we became more prosperous, that faith would be relegated, that it would become a kind of relic of the past; what kind-of ignorant people do, ...

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