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April 7 - 13 2010
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Libel case victory Science writer Simon Singh wins landmark free speech battle
WORLD NEWS P15
Russia reels after bombings Fears of a new terrorist campaign after more than 50 are killed
Plenty of spirit Olivia Williams on starring in Roman Polanski’s ‘The Ghost’
Rio Tinto men found guilty Four former executives are convicted of bribery in China
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There were two winners of Wednesday’s £2.6m jackpot but no one won Saturday’s £4.2m prize
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By Ben Leach THE Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, used his Easter sermon on Sunday to criticise the “wooden-headed silliness” of bureaucrats who stopped employees from wearing religious symbols.
Dr Williams said Christians often faced a “strange mixture of contempt and fear” in the workplace. However, he urged believers to keep a sense of
Dr Rowan Williams urged Christians to keep a sense of perspective in the face of opposition from society perspective in the face of opposition and “think about the larger picture”.
Addressing the congregation at Canterbury Cathedral, the Anglican leader said: “With a bit of a sigh, we read about yet another legal wrangle over the right to wear a cross in public while engaged in professional duties; one more small but significant mark of what many Christians feel is a sustained effort to discriminate against them and render their faith invisible and impotent in the public sphere.
“One more mark of the curious contemporary belief that Christians are both too unimportant for their convictions to be worth bothering with, and too dangerous for them to be allowed to manifest those convictions.”
His comments came after the case of Shirley Chaplin, a Christian nurse, who refused to remove a necklace bearing a crucifix, saying it would “violate her faith”.
She is claiming discrimination against the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust at an employment tribunal.
“Now it is quite likely that this latest folly, like others, is less a sign of deep antiChristian feeling, as such, than the result of woodenheaded bureaucratic silliness combined with a wellmeaning and completely misplaced anxiety about giving offence to nonChristians,” Dr Williams said.
“But, while the legal issues are being fought over and the exact scope of religious freedom in the terms of human rights legislation is debated, we might step back a pace or two and think about the larger picture.”
He warned against using “overheated language” and said there were many places, including Nigeria, Iraq and Sudan, where persecution of Christians was real.
Last month, Nadia Eweida lost her appeal against a ruling that British Airways did not discriminate against her by banning her from visibly wearing a cross at work.
In his annual address, Dr Williams steered clear of commenting on the sex abuse scandal that has engulfed the Roman Catholic Church.
Last Saturday, he incensed Irish Catholics by saying their Church had “lost all credibility” over the abuse revelations, for which he later apologised, admitting his “deep sorrow and regret” over his earlier comments.
The sun smiles as purple reigns
The sun shone on Windsor just as the Queen left the Easter Sunday service at St George’s Chapel Weather and travel, page 7
Catholic archbishops across Europe used their Easter messages to deliver a series of apologies in which they admitted the Church’s “guilt” and “shame” over the scandal.
In Ireland, Cardinal Sean Brady admitted his responsibility for taking part in the culture of cover-up.
However, at the Vatican Pope Benedict XVI did not mention the scandal. It was left to Cardinal Angelo Sodano, dean of the College of
Cardinals, to defend the Pope against the “petty gossip of the moment”.
In an unusually direct intervention in the Easter Sunday Mass before the Pope’s Urbi et Orbi message, Cardinal Sodano told the pontiff: “The people of God are with you and do not allow themselves to be impressed by the petty gossip of the moment.”
His dismissive choice of words caused upset among some sex abuse victims.
Continued from page 1 normally at this time of year.” A spokesman for the British Retail Consortium said: “With the election coming up there is a lot of uncertainty around, both political and economic, concerning who is going to form the next government and what it is going to mean for taxes and jobs. Retailers recognise this cautiousness and are responding with an array of discounts and promotions.”
Despite like-for-like retail sales increasing 2.2 per cent in February after a 0.7 per cent fall in January, the trade group was concerned about the next few months.
According to Andy Garbutt, a retail director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, the period from now until after the election would be “very tough” for retailers.
“The election is a good reason for shoppers to defer ‘big ticket’ purchases,” he said.
Some offers intended to persuade consumers to spend included: ŠA Navman s505d satnav down from £299.99 to £129.99 at Halfords. ŠA Miss Dior Cherie Prestige fragrance box set reduced from £125 to £74.99 at Debenhams. ŠA Kenwood Multi Pro
FP586 food processor reduced from £119.99 to £49.99 at Currys. ŠA Samsung S5560 pay-asyou-go touch-screen mobile phone down from £299.95 to £99.95 at the Carphone Warehouse. ŠWhole legs of lamb and beef discounted by 50 per cent to £4.49 per kilo at Sainsbury’s.
Adam Leyland, the editor of the trade magazine The Grocer, said uncertainty centred on further increases in VAT and NI contributions as well as the wider resilience of the economic recovery.
Retailers hope the price cuts will lead to a spike in sales as consumers are hit with rising living costs.
Figures last week showed that the amount that Britons saved as a proportion of disposable income dropped to 7 per cent in the fourth quarter last year.
ING Direct said typical households had savings that would leave them “illequipped” to deal with future pressures on their incomes.
A recent survey for Asda found that the cost of living was shoppers’ main election concern.
Consumers have been hit by rising fuel bills after the cold winter and higher motoring costs.