Church of England responds to pre-Synod satirical blog

Jul 5, 2018 by

by Anglican Samizdat:

The blog that has caused all the confusion can be found here.

And here is the church’s statement

We are aware of a blog entitled ‘Church of England’s Synod may abolish Holy Trinity to include Muslims’.

Apparently some commentators appear not to have realised the author intended it to be a joke. For the avoidance of doubt, this article is entirely without basis of fact, and is published marked as ‘satire’.

The agenda for the July 2018 General Synod can be found here, including details of all Private Member Motions listed for debate.

The Church of England remains fully committed to the doctrine of the Trinity.

As soon as I read this, I realised we had entered murky water: is the church’s statement itself satire? Who can tell anymore? If people thought Jules Gomes was being serious, it is only because what he said seems increasingly plausible.

Even the Church of England thinks it is sufficiently plausible that they are obliged to deny it.

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