This media release from the meeting of Provincial Synod was issued on 2 October 2013
Anglian Church Affirms Support for Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana Massacre
At this morning’s meeting of its Provincial Synod, the Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) passed a motion of support for the work of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
The Church sent its particular greetings to the Chair of the Commission, Judge Ian Farlam, who also serves as the ACSA Chancellor. It described his work as both ‘responsible’ and ‘challenging’, as he steers the inquiry into the massacre of August 2012.
The text of the Motion is given below.
Issued by the Office of the Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town
Inquiries: Ms Wendy Kelderman, 021 763 1320 (office hours)
The Revd Canon Dr Sarah Rowland Jones, 082 856 2082 (during Synod)
This Synod extends warms greetings and the assurance of our on-going prayers and support to our Provincial Chancellor, Judge Ian Farlam, as he continues the responsible and challenging task of chairing the Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana massacre.