(BBC) Church 'deeply distressed' by Koran offence, says Scottish primus

The head of the Scottish Episcopal Church says the Church is “deeply distressed” at the offence caused by the reading of a passage from the Koran in a Glasgow cathedral.
The comments of the Church Primus, the Most Rev David Chillingworth, follow criticism that Islamic verses were read during an Epiphany service.
In his blog, he also condemned the abuse received by St Mary’s Cathedral.
Police are investigating offensive online messages aimed at the church.

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One comment on “(BBC) Church 'deeply distressed' by Koran offence, says Scottish primus

  1. Terry Tee says:

    No one reading the BBC report would understand the gravity of the passage read. The vague reference to the Virgin Birth might seem a technicality to many readers, whereas in fact, as readers of this blog know, the passage cited was a direct refutation of the divinity of Our Lord.