Countering Racist and Far-Right Groups

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The Archbishop's Council for Mission and Public Affairs produced these guidelines in 2010 for the Church's response to extremist right-wing parties. The BNP and other groups have in the past presented themselves as the defenders of England's Christian heritage. The Archbishops of Canterbury and York responded by warning the public to be wary of voting for any political party ‘whose core ideology is about sowing division in our communities and hostility on grounds of race, creed or colour’.

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