Tim Blair


New Criterion



Thursday, December 26, 2002

In a Unity Ticket not seen these last 450 years, the Pope and the head of the Anglican Church have both opposed an attack on Iraq.

Henry VIII will be spinning in his crypt.

TONY BLAIR was yesterday accused of "moral surrender" over war in Iraq - by his own priest.

Father Timothy Russ hit out after the Blair family attended his Catholic church near Chequers.

After the service Fr Russ, a family friend, told the Daily Mirror violence and loss of life are not God's way to solve the world's problems

It sure suits some other people, though.

If he's asked, Uncle can suggest some candidates for Saddam Husseins human shield against foreign aggression.