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8/25/2014 (9 months ago)

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George Carey hopes that British Muslims who fight overseas for the Islamic State lose passports and citizenship rights in Britain

A former Archbishop of Canterbury has called for Britons that are fighting for the Islamic State to be banished from Britain.

George Carey, a former Archbishop recently spoke on the dangers of the Islamic State, as well as the British Muslims who go overseas to fight for it.

George Carey, a former Archbishop recently spoke on the dangers of the Islamic State, as well as the British Muslims who go overseas to fight for it.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

8/25/2014 (9 months ago)

Published in Europe

Keywords: Europe, Britain, International


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Lord George Carey of Clifton said that Muslims must  discipline their young people, or see them "banished" from Britain. Carey also denounced radical Islam for bringing honor killings, female genital mutilation and the rule of Sharia law to Britain.

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After the death of American journalist James Foley by a British terrorist, Islamic leaders within Britain have failed to denounce clearly the religious fanatics in Syria and Iraq.

Carey said that Britain must "recover a confidence in our nation's values".

"For too long we have been self-conscious and even ashamed about British identity. By embracing multiculturalism and the idea that every culture and belief is of equal value we have betrayed our own traditions of welcoming strangers to our shore.

"In Britain's hospitable establishment different beliefs were welcomed but only one was preeminent-Christianity. The fact is that for too long the doctrine of multiculturalism has led to immigrants establishing completely separate communities in our cities. This has led to honor killings, female genital circumcision and the establishment of sharia law in inner-city pockets throughout the UK."

"In this must involve the power and co-operation of Muslim communities who need to state, more clearly than they have done so far, their denunciation of these fanatical forms of Islam."

Carey said that British Muslims who are preparing to travel abroad to commit terrorist acts or fight for the brutal regime of the Islamic State, as well as those who have already traveled to the Middle East for the same reasons, should be stripped of their passports.

"Young people who travel abroad to commit violent Jihad should know before they go that there is no way back to civilized society. It may focus their minds to know that the privileges and luxuries of our country (including our gyms, games consoles and relative peacefulness) will be denied to them in future."

He added: "Muslim communities are being challenged as never before to discipline their young people or face the consequences that such radicalized young men will be banished from our shores."

Britain's Home Secretary, Theresa May, currently holds the power to strip citizenship from dual nationals and immigrants who have become naturalized citizens, but lawyers from Britain's Home Office argue that it is illegal for a country to make their citizens stateless.

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