Tag Archives: Marriage Canon

It Was More Like 80%

It Wasn’t Two-Thirds, It Was More Like 80% That’s the conclusion that I’ve reached about the level of support for the First Reading of the Amendment to the Marriage Canon. As most Canadian Anglicans know, the motion required a two-thirds … Continue reading

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Not All Delegates are Alike

General Synod Delegates and the Populations They Represent In the last blog post I reviewed the raw statistics collected by the General Synod in order to determine the number of clergy and lay delegates each diocese could send to General … Continue reading

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The 21st Largest City in Canada: Anglican Church Attendance in Canada

This will be the first of three posts I am going to put up here on my blog. This one is going to be about the attendance statistics collected by the General Synod. The second will be about how the … Continue reading

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That Other Blog I’ve Been Working On

I haven’t posted much on this blog lately because I’ve been posting on another blog – the Diocese of BC at GS2016. It’ll give you a partial view of the 41st meeting of the General Synod of the Anglican Church … Continue reading

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Will Our Bishops Have Faith?

I feel sorry for C. C. J. Carpenter, who was a bishop in the Episcopal Church of the US between 1938 and 1968. He was undoubtedly a decent man and an effective leader. But that is not what he is … Continue reading

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There Will Be Same-Sex Marriages in the Anglican Church of Canada

If you are a member of the Anglican Church of Canada, you probably know that there is a meeting of the General Synod this July in Richmond Hill, Ontario. You are probably also aware that one of the motions to … Continue reading

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Advocates for Changing the Marriage Canon

I did not draft the following letter, but I support what it says, and I am honoured to been asked to append my name to it. March 30, 2016 To Members of the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church … Continue reading

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We Might Still Get the 2/3rds in the House of Bishops

The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada will meet in July 2016 in Richmond Hill, just north of Toronto. General Synod includes all active bishops in the church, the Primate and various officers of General Synod, and lay … Continue reading

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