October 18, 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury criticizes European burqa bans

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NAGPUR, India (RNS/ENInews) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams deplored attempts by European governments to prohibit Muslim women from wearing body-covering burqas in public. “Governments should have better things to do than ban the burqa,” Williams, the leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion, told an interfaith meeting at the National Council of Churches of India’s headquarters […]

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