Joint Primate Statement from Abp. Foley Beach & Abp. Henry Ndukuba

Apr 1, 2021 by

From Gafcon

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed–a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.” Romans 1:16-17)

A teaching document titled “Sexuality and Identity: A Pastoral Statement from the College of Bishops” was released on 19 January 2021 by the Anglican Church in North America.

Engagement with the Pastoral Statement in the media has generated the current debate. Now, having deliberated together we acknowledge

• Both the Anglican Church in North America and the Church of Nigeria are committed to Lambeth 1998 resolution 1.10
• Both churches are committed to the Jerusalem Declaration (2008)
• Both churches uphold the teachings of the Bible on Human Sexuality and Marriage
• Both churches are committed to honouring and blessing each other

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