Bringing the weight of Southampton Hospital, Hampshire Police and the Spanish authorities to bear on a loving family desperate to save the life of their little boy, to isolate him from his family and to handcuff and detain his parents fills me with dismay and anger. This is a despicable way to treat decent people and contrasts sharply with the sickening betrayal and neglect of those 1400 youngsters in Rotherham. It's disgraceful to see soft targets bullied and coerced while awkward, belligerent ones are given an easy ride.
This has become a
distorted, twisted country with warped values as, once again, we see a
legal instrument, the European Arrest Warrant, sold to us on the pretext
that it will bring criminals such as gangsters, terrorists and sex
offenders to justice, being used instead to attack the law abiding and
respectable. If this sort of nightmare can happen to the King family,
it can happen to any of us.
Year B Third Sunday of Advent - *Readings: Isa 61:1-2a.10-11; Luke 1:46-50.53-54; 1 Thes 5:16-24; John 1:6-8.19-28* Today we celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent or *Gaudete* Sunday. *Gau...
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