This is a very good read. It shows the church’s highest council using restraint, asking for mercy and pity for the girls, but also maintain a sense of quiet spiritual dismay over their actions. It also features an excellent unpacking of the concept of sinning against the Holy Spirit. The statement can be found here. Best to the read the whole dang thing.
August 21, 2012
Church’s Statement on the Punk Riot Girls’ Sentences