From Fox news, no less:
Methodist Bishops Repent
War 'Complicity' Iraq
WASHINGTON— Ninety-five bishops from President Bush's church said Thursday they repent their "complicity" in the "unjust and immoral" invasion and occupation of . Iraq
"In the face of the
administration's rush toward military action based on misleading information, too many of us were silent," said a statement of conscience signed by more than half of the 164 retired and active United Methodist bishops worldwide. United States
President Bush is a member of the United Methodist Church, according to various published biographies. The White House did not return a request for comment on the bishops' statement.
Although United Methodist leadership has opposed the
war in the past, this is the first time that individual bishops have confessed to a personal failure to publicly challenge the buildup to the war. Iraq
It's just too good. Here is more:
[The bishops] said they hoped their statement would encourage more people to think about peacemaking.
"The only solution seems to be to stay the course. But if you're on the wrong course, you don't stay the course," Carder said. "At the heart of the Christian faith is the willingness to acknowledge mistakes."
Yeah, if George Bush was a real Christian, instead of a dry drunk hiding behind religion and hypocrisy, he might acknowledge mistakes. Since he is not, it ain't gonna happen, folks.