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Storm in an Eggcup

A Cadbury Easter egg hunt/ Allegedly caused an affront/ By downplaying Easter/ Which May said displeased ‘er,/ Exploiting a populist stunt./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39487307 A Cadburys Easter egg huntAllegedly caused an affrontBy downplaying EasterWhich May said displeased 'er,Exploiting a populist stunt. — … Continue reading

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Suffragan Suffragist

The vicar of St Peter’s Hale/ Is blazing a notable trail./ The bishop-to-be/ Of the suffragan see/ Of Stockport is female, not male./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30510137 The vicar of St Peter's Hale Is blazing a notable trail The bishop-to-be Of the suffragan see Of Stockport is … Continue reading

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Bishops Bash Cameron

Some senior folks in the church/ Conducted a bit of research/ And found cutting payments/ To benefit claimants/ Leaves people in need in the lurch. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-26261700 Some senior folks in the church Conducted a bit of research & found cutting payments To benefit … Continue reading

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Investments in Vestments

Anglican leaders protest/ At loans with obscene interest/ From Wonga and co/ But how could they know/ That’s where their own church’d invest? ///http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/1855c6bc-f544-11e2-b4f8-00144feabdc0.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/360688445212999680

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Prophet Motive

The C of E’s banking on Wonga/ Not ripping us off for much longa/ The church’s agenda/ May see off the lenda/ Unless the false profits are stronga. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23433955 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/360418231258857472

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What The Flock?

There once was an old C of E/ That rebuffed its new archbishop’s plea/ The synodal laity/ Reckons the deity/ Can’t bear a she in a see. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20415689

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Church Disparages Plan for Gay Marriages

There were some old C of E leaders/ Who set out the Anglican creed as/ It isn’t OK/ For gay to wed gay/ As marriage is strictly for breeders. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18405318

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Bishop’s Finger on the Pulse

4 deans & the Bishop of Buckingham/ Who face issues rather than duckingham/ Say it is OK/ To wed as a gay/ And judge people not by who’s fuckingham. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17796511

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C of E See’s Not Easy, You See

(NB: This was the limerick that got @twitmericks’s twitter following over the 1,000 mark). There was an old man with a beard Who said it is just as I feared The ethical schism In Anglicanism Has grown – time that … Continue reading

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Bishop Bashes Bishops

The C of E Bishop of Buckingham/Says Occupy campers have pluck in’ em/& argues St Pauls/Is lacking in balls/On big issues as it is ducking ’em

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