Skip Content
 

Archbishop Justin's reflections on Dresden

Saturday 14th February 2015

Writing on his blog from Dresden, Archbishop Justin expresses sadness at a Daily Mail headline suggesting he had apologised for the RAF bombing the Nazis.

"No honest reading of what I said in the church and on the BBC afterwards could come anywhere near such an idea," he writes. "Contrary to the the Mail's report, on the BBC I spoke clearly of the bombing of British cities, mentioning especially Coventry and London. I also spoke of the terrible losses of the heroic crews of Bomber Command. My grandmother's brother was killed on his first mission, in a Wellington."

Read the full blog

Back · Back to top