Morris charged

Dale Marshall, attorney for Anglican priest and teacher at Combermere School, Reverend Charles Morris, confirmed yesterday that the controversial teacher had received fresh correspondence charging that as a public servant he had spoken out against the Government.

However, Marshall, a veteran Member of Parliament with the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP), described the move as nothing more than another attempt by the Freundel Stuart administration to stifle criticism of its conduct and policies, and warned they would fight it vigorously.

The move to discipline the priest stemmed from his participation in a town hall meeting organsied by the BLP under the heading of the People’s Assembly at which he also charged that too many church leaders were more interested in titles than serious theological discussion, and were sitting quietly in the face of societal decline.

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