The Rt Rev James Jones (a prior candidate for Archbishop of Canterbury) also threw in his tuppence worth,
One of the reasons the PG family upped sticks and headed for Sydney last year is that it in Britain, it always rains. Not those two hour drenchings you get in Queensland, but two month drizzles.
Well, now i know why. And it isn't to do with Global Warming or Britain's geographical location.
It's God's judgment on the immorality and greed of England, the introduction of pro-gay legislation, the environmental damage, our greedy explotation of poorer nations and the decision to ignore Biblical teachings.
Or so says The Rt Rev Graham Dow, Bishop of Carlisle (above). And he should know.
"People no longer see natural disasters as an act of God. However, we are now reaping what we have sown. If we live in a profligate way then there are going to be consequences"
As did the Rt Rev Richard Chartres, Bishop of London,
"Instead of living as if we owned the earth we need to recover a sense of being participants in a web of life with responsibilities to other life forms and to our children."Right.
Good job the Aussies are so well behaved, charitable, moral, religious and environmentally sound. Taxi!