"A five-year pastoral commitment to the full integration of the laity in the life of the Church in East Anglia Dioceses is outlined in the report 'Deepening and Widening Our Faith', published this week.
Commenting that Kinnock has fallen into "the all-too easy trap of treating Christians as something rather quaint and amusing, the butt of cheap puns. And cheap is very much the tone of Mr Kinnock's attack." The leader suggests the time is right for a reform of antiquated blasphemy laws - being unworkable. Perhaps Christians should turn the other cheek?
subhead: "'Immaculate misconception' jibe at Labour rally angers cardinal, bishops and Duke. Opposition leader expresses 'regret'" The use of Marian imagery to ridicule the Prime Minister earned condemnation from many.
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