Christians 'should wear crosses'

Found 25th Oct 2009
A bishop is calling on Christians to wear crosses in public to demonstrate they "aren't going to disappear quietly from the market place".

The Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt Rev Jonathan Gledhill said Christians should wear them at work and not be intimidated into putting them away.

He also criticised councils which tried to "rebrand Christmas" for fear of offending other religions.
Such decisions were made out of "sheer ignorance," he said.

"Ethnic minorities are far more anxious about the rampant secularism and commercialism that erodes all Christian standards than they are about their host country properly celebrating its Christian foundations," he said.

The Lichfield Diocese serves Staffordshire, north Shropshire, and parts of the West Midlands.

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Sound like a sensible chap

Not bowing down to the pc brigade

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i think it is up to individuals on what they want to wear and also some workplaces you cant wear chains due to health and safety

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I think he is right. Everyone should be proud of their religion and what they believe in.

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Marina;6687002

I think he is right. Everyone should be proud of their religion and what … I think he is right. Everyone should be proud of their religion and what they believe in.



I have trouble with mine because it's so big.

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FilthAndFurry;6687010

I have trouble with mine because it's so big.



your ego will shrink once you mature a bit

FilthAndFurry;6686932



"I'm not going back down there till they stop wearing those crosses!"

surely a cross would be worn if one felt strongly about religion- which not a lot of ppl do these days. almost a fashion accessory now..

im christian and i wear a cross

micoo;6689574

im christian and i wear a cross


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micoo;6689574

im christian and i wear a cross



For practical reasons?

samwants2save;6689503

surely a cross would be worn if one felt strongly about religion- which … surely a cross would be worn if one felt strongly about religion- which not a lot of ppl do these days. almost a fashion accessory now..



I agree, ppl should be able to wear ANY relgious symbols not just the cross, also agree the cross has become somewhat of a fashion accessory, as part of my job i have to ask ppl what religion they follow, you would think that the ones wearing a cross would be Christian but they answer they do not follow a relgion

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Lilly_White;6690176

I agree, ppl should be able to wear ANY relgious symbols not just the … I agree, ppl should be able to wear ANY relgious symbols not just the cross, also agree the cross has become somewhat of a fashion accessory, as part of my job i have to ask ppl what religion they follow, you would think that the ones wearing a cross would be Christian but they answer they do not follow a relgion



That makes sense. As well as being a fashion accessory, it's still the best way to crucify somebody.

Who knows when you'll have to do that?

As for rebranding Christmas. Christmas has already been re-branded, let's face it it's not realy Christmas but due to consumarism, the present the tree it's all to do with sunworshipers and not the scriptures from the bible, so Christians themselves have re-branded Christmas, maybe the bishop look at that?

get a tattoo of one, sorted

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Everyone should wear crosses because the vampires are coming!

dananana;6690231

Everyone should wear crosses because the vampires are coming!



that or garlic bread!

Vampires are rubbish anyway, all you have to do is stay at home and they won't be able to come in without an invite

[QUOTE=Alfonse;6690220]get a tattoo of one, sorted[/QUOTE

Bikers use them with snakes wrapped around and devil symbols, what does the bishop have to say about that:thumbsup:

double post, ignore

Lilly_White;6690252

Bikers use them with snakes wrapped around and devil symbols, what does … Bikers use them with snakes wrapped around and devil symbols, what does the bishop have to say about that:thumbsup:



i don't care really, what would jesus do?

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Alfonse;6690269

i don't care really, what would jesus do?:roll:



I don't think he had a motorbike or any Tattoos

hassony;6690286

I don't think he had a motorbike or any Tattoos



i'm pretty sure I didn't ask that, please re-read the question :roll:

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