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God and maybe a British Muslim wanted Roger Federer to win

IT turned out that praying to win Wimbledon was a waste of time. You will recall that the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu (“Jesus wants me for a Sun reader”), told readers of his Sun column:

Loving God we are so filled with hope by the Wimbledon final today! Guide Andy Murray in the choices that come to him with every ball. Make us all the best that we can be, by your Holy Spirit, through Jesus Christ, to the glory of God our Father. Amen.

Just as soon as the tabloids can find a British Muslim who prayed for Roger, the Daily Mail will let us know.

Posted: 9th, July 2012 | In: Sports | Comment

Madeleine McCann Spotted at Aston Villa Versus Everton

A LINK between Claudia Lawrence and Madeleine McCann has been established by the Archbishop of York and the whole thing linked to the Premier League:

The Archbishop writes his sermons with Google key words in mind:

“Football has come a long way since members of the Aston Villa Church Bible Class formed a football team in 1874 and the members of St Domingo’s Bible Class started playing football at Stanley Park in 1884.

“But when Villa take on Everton this afternoon for the riches of European glory, they would do well to recall the faith of their founders and to abandon the amnesia of their heritage.”

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Posted: 13th, April 2009 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (13)