Representatives from at least six church organizations—including Bishop Michael Curry, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church (TEC), and Archbishop Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon, secretary general of the Anglican Communion—are expected to speak at General Synod when it meets in Richmond Hill, Ont. next month, event organizers say.
Diocese of Montreal Bishop Mary Irwin-Gibson says that at next month’s General Synod she intends to vote in favour of a motion calling for a change in the marriage canon of the Anglican Church of Canada to allow the marriage of same-sex couples.
The other day, I heard an interview on CBC's The Current with the philosopher James Garvey. He was talking about his work on the impact of marketing techniques used in the context of public political and ethical debates.
A vigil Thursday evening, June 16, in the heart of the city’s thriving Gay Village in memory of the 49 people killed by a shooter four days earlier in Orlando, Fla., attracted support from several Montreal clergy and lay people.