Wednesday, 29 August 2007

Calls for Essex vicar to resign over phone mast

ANGRY residents are calling on a vicar to resign after a church was allowed to attach a phone mast to its spire.

Despite fears that the mast will be used to distribute pornography to children, telecommunications giant T-Mobile was given the green light by the ecclesiastical Court of Arches to erect it on SS Peter and Paul Church, The Green, Chingford.

But a petition with 1,257 signatures says those who have signed it have a total lack of confidence in the Rector of Chingford, Rev Tom Page, the churchwardens and Parochial Church Council (PCC) because they are in favour of the mast. Read more
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Revd John P Richardson said...

I trust none of the petitioners has internet access, nor a phone line connected to their house.


David Cohen, SW1 said...

Exactly - and how many of the petitioners uses a mobile phone? How do they think it works?