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Quotes of the week

24 May 2024


You’re never going to find, if there’s a Labour government, politicians being sent out to attack the Archbishop of Canterbury for virtue-signalling, as Conservative MPs have done. It is literally his job. He’s the one person in the country whose job it is to signal virtue. And if the mission of the Church is not to alleviate poverty and suffering, then I don’t know what is

Wes Streeting, Shadow Health Secretary, Sky News, 19 May


One more trophy in the glass case, one more silhouette to add to the mural. The greatest saga in English football has been recast as church liturgy, its rhythms hardened into routine, and here Arsenal were simply the latest team to succumb to the myth that there was ever a race to be won

Jonathan Liew, on Manchester City winning the Premier League for the fourth year in a row, The Guardian, 20 May


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