14 November 1940: The Day Coventry Gave the World the Charter of Forgiveness and Reconciliation it ever Needs
- Kamran Mofid
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“...tomorrow morning Coventry will lie in smoke and ruins.” – Josef Goebbels, Ministry of Propaganda
At this time of nationalism and bombast, the Coventry message of hope reminds us of our shared humanity across backgrounds, faiths, civilisation and cultures. And at a time when our country is divided, pitting itself against our European neighbours, we’d do well to remember the hopeful and enduring story of Coventry.
St Michael's was elevated to cathedral status in 1918 but destroyed in 1940- Bridgeman Images
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