The Reverend Dr Stephen Sizer has issued the following statement which has been welcomed by the Diocese of Guildford:
Dr Sizer said: "I very much regret and apologise for the distress caused by the sharing on Facebook of a link to an article about 9/11 from Wikispooks.
“It was particularly insensitive in that last week coincided with Holocaust Memorial Day. I removed the link as soon as I received adverse feedback, and realised that offence had been caused.
“I have never believed Israel or any other country was complicit in the terrorist atrocity of 9/11, and my sharing of this material was ill-considered and misguided.
“At the request of the Diocese, I will be suspending my use of all social media and blogs with immediate effect and until further notice.”
Notes for editors:
A statement by The Diocese of Guildford may be found here
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