Christopher Waid, a linen-weaver from Dartford in Kent, believed the bread and wine during the communion service were simply emblems. Symbols of the blood and body of the Lord Jesus. He openly distanced himself from the practice of Mass; and would not renounce this view when arrested in June 1555. Consequently, on 19th July 1555, due to not compromising his convictions, he was burned at the stake for heresy.
Since the terrible shootings in Christchurch, there has not only been a change of attitude towards the Muslim community, but towards Christianity in general. Many have applauded the Prime Minister for her swift action regarding the new ‘Firearms Law’, though a great number disagree strongly. The media continues to push and promote the liberal PC standpoint, even using the ‘Hate Speech’ as a vehicle to marginalise Christians.