Answering The Call of God: GEORGE CAREY

In the 1990s From dealing with hostage takers to deciding whether to ordain gays, Archbishop of Canterbury GEORGE CAREY redefines his exacting job to suit the times

Q. You once said, "I've never found it easy to believe in God." Why not? Has belief come easier over the years?

A. I can identify with many people's struggles with notions of faith. When you look at a world such as this and you see, for example, the Holocaust, this is where I identify with many of my Jewish friends, when 6 million Jews perished and probably at least that number again of Christians and Russians and others who died. Now, they must have said their prayers, and yet God didn't deliver them. There are no glib answers to that...

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