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Oxford ‘not wise’ about Christmas

by Ed Beavan

OXFORD City Council has been ac­cused of “banning Christmas” and replacing it with a Winter Light Festi­val. The plan is to hold a two-month celebration that will include several different religious festivals, including Diwali and Hanukkah.

The Revd Hugh Lee, City Rector of Oxford and chaplain to the Lord Mayor, said that Christmas had not been “banned”, and that the situa­tion had been blown out of propor­tion. But, he said: “It’s a great shame the ...

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Wed 17 Sep 14 @ 17:25
Bp of Winchester:"Our different traditions of wisdom+understanding of reason have brought us to point where we have some deep disagreements"

Wed 17 Sep 14 @ 17:24
.@BishManchester: "If we rush at this we will simply end up repeating tired old failures to reach solutions"