(Telegraph) Dysfunctional separated parents should be open to criticism, say some MPs

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Sir Edward Leigh, MP for Gainsborough, said family breakdown had become a “modern plague”.

He blamed a “conspiracy of silence” perpetrated by the Church, the BBC, Parliament and the Press that discouraged people from speaking up for marriage. It has left hundreds of thousands of children “living a tragic life,” he said.

“In our permissive society a view has grown up that people are happiest if they are totally liberated. It is about ‘me’,” he said. “We are told Britain has changed and we have to accept it but don’t we have a responsibility to speak out for what’s right?”

Read it all.

Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalAnglican ProvincesChurch of England (CoE)CoE Bishops* Culture-WatchChildrenLaw & Legal IssuesMarriage & FamilyReligion & Culture* Economics, PoliticsPolitics in General* International News & CommentaryEngland / UK* TheologyEthics / Moral Theology

0 Comments
Posted January 16, 2014 at 5:30 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]
Registered members must log in to comment.




Next entry (above): (SFGate Blog) “Tips for Jesus” leaves $3,000 tip at S.F. restaurant

Previous entry (below): (NYT) The N.S.A. Devises a Radio Pathway Into Computers

Return to blog homepage

Return to Mobile view (headlines)