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US-based Nigerian Anglican Bishop faults Canterbury

US-based Nigerian Anglican Bishop faults Canterbury
The Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the West and Coordinating Bishop of the Church of Nigeria North American Mission, Bishop Felix Orji, has disagreed with the position of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop Justin Welby, on permitting same-sex marriage in the Church, stating that the Archbishop's "statement is useless for use by conservatives in the Anglican Communion."

3rd August 2022 3rd August 2022 The Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the West and Coordinating Bishop of the Church of Nigeria North American Mission, Bishop Felix Orji, has disagreed with the position of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop Justin Welby, on permitting same-sex marriage in the Church, stating that the Archbishop’s “statement is useless for use by conservatives in the Anglican Communion.It is intentionally ambiguous so that his statement is useless for use by conservatives in the Anglican Communion.“So, based on what he has written, Archbishop Welby is not really committed to Lambeth 1:10 and he believes that the orthodox stance of Lambeth 1:10 on sex and marriage is injurious to the unity of the Anglican Communion.The confusion and hurt in the Anglican Communion are the results of refusing to follow the clear teaching of Scripture on this issue of human sexuality and marriage.

” The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, had, on Tuesday, written to all of the bishops of the Anglican Communion ahead of the Lambeth Conference.” The Lambeth Conference is a gathering of bishops from across the Anglican Communion for prayer and reflection, fellowship and dialogue on church and world affairs.

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