A vicar who posted a link to an article that blamed Israel for the 9/11 attacks is to keep his job but has been banned from using social media for six months.
The Reverend Stephen Sizer, vicar of Christ Church, in Virginia Water, Surrey, used Facebook to highlight an article that said the official narrative of the atrocity was “absurd”.
The Bishop of Guildford said his “anti-Zionist agenda has become a liability”.
He said Dr Sizer also agreed to refrain from commenting on Middle East issues.
The Diocese of Guildford launched an investigation after the Church of England vicar posted a link to an article entitled “9/11 Israel did it”, and reportedly wrote: “It raises so many questions.”
‘Unhelpful and counter-productive’
Dr Sizer later removed the link and apologised for sharing the material, which he said was “ill-considered and misguided”.
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