The Church of England has released a statement clarifying that a recent blog entry claiming they were going to abolish the Doctrine of the Holy Trinity was satirical.
Late last month, the website Rebel Priest published a satirical piece by its owner, Jules Gomes, titled “Church of England’s Synod may abolish Holy Trinity to include Muslims.”
In a statement released on Wednesday, the Church of England posted a clarification as to the nature of the blog post in question.
“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,'” stated the church body. “The Church of England remains fully committed to the doctrine of the Trinity.”
The Church of England also provided a link to its General Synod agenda, which does not include any measures to abolish belief in the Holy Trinity.
Published June 26, the satire claims that the Church’s General Synod will debate a proposed measure to ban the Doctrine of the Trinity in order to appeal to Muslims.
It appears to be in response to the dialogues officials within the Church of England have been having with the nation’s growing Islamic population and to Muslim leaders abroad.
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Source: Christian Post