Image: Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock When I first moved away from home, one of the first things I did was attempt to find a new church. I knew I wouldn’t find a church that was exactly like my home church—I had moved from rural Alberta to Montreal, after all—but I wasn’t worried.…
Illustration: Sveta Gaintseva/Shutterstock This past summer offered a special occasion for my partner Marlene and me. We welcomed the arrival, between us, of our eighth grandchild. Her name is Julia Grace. For us, the coming of a grandchild is nothing new, and we love…
In July, the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada passed, on first reading, a resolution that if approved on second reading at the next General Synod in 2019 will make changes to Canon XXI [church law] on marriage, allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples.
In summing up General Synod’s debate and vote on same-sex marriage last July, Primate Fred Hiltz concluded:
“We have been deeply divided over the solemnizing of same-sex marriage for a very long time. That has not changed.”
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