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Thread 1/4 Am horrified by iresponsible behaviour of @BishopDorking + @nickbaines in allowing themselves to serve propaganda purposes of Kazak govt/ giving credibility to event designed to further propaganda of repressive Regime with grim record on #FoRB. churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2022/…
2/4 Kazak govt paid for/organised this event (which the bishops publicise). Worth recalling these words from @hrw “Political reforms promised in 2019 have not led to meaningful improvements in the country’s poor human rights record.”
hrw.org/europe/central…
3/4 #Kazakhstan has *dreadful* Freedom of Religion or Belief (#FoRB) record which Congress whitewashes. Bishops Wells +Baines = complicit in whitewash by uncritical participation in event/ silence on Kazak #FoRB abuse. On FoRB see reports by Forum 18 etc.
forum18.org/archive.php?co…
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I share a measure of the generally positive response to @JustinWelby’s speech on human sexuality at the #LambethConference. It is enormously helpful to have him acknowledge that churches moving towards marriage equality do not regard scripture lightly. 1/
It is also an enormous relief to have him announce he does not seek to punish member churches in the #Anglican Communion, because his predecessor was inventive and persistent in trying to do so. #LambethConference 2/
And I am grateful that in restating the uncontested fact that Lambeth 1.10 exists, he simultaneously took the legs out from under those at this #LambethConference who want to break the communion over this issue. 3/
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Anglicans should be commended for being the first denomination to do such a prevalence study.

Anglicans should grieve deeply over even one case of domestic violence in our churches, let alone any attempt to justify it by Scripture. theaustralian.com.au/nation/scriptu…
I speak as someone who has been campaigning for a better response to domestic violence in our @SydAnglicans churches for almost a decade, and as chair of our DV Task Force, which produced the first policy for any of 20+ #Anglican dioceses in Australia. sds.asn.au/sites/default/…
I wrote about this publicly in 2015... "So let's be clear for any Christians who missed the memo. The Bible says any abuse or aggression from one spouse to another, whether physical or verbal, is wrong."
smh.com.au/opinion/for-ch…
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Girolamo Zanchi quotes:

"It is not false that Christ died for all men: for the passion of Christ is offered to all in the Gospel. But he died effectually for the elect alone, because indeed they only are made partakers of the efficacy of the passion of Christ."

#Reformed
"It is not impious to paint [an image of] Christ, insofar as he is man, as long as the image is not worshipped."

#Reformed #Anglican #Zanchi
"For as the bread is really and truly united unto us eating...so also is the flesh of Christ truly...united unto us who eat the same."

#Reformed #Anglican #Zanchi #Eucharist
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