Human Sexuality

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July 18, 2016

[Anglican Journal] Canadian Anglican bishops have begun to respond to General Synod’s provisional vote on same-sex marriage in starkly different ways: a number have called for prayers, some announced they will now allow religious weddings for same-sex couples and others have expressed...

July 15, 2016

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, at the closing worship of General Synod 2016. Photo: Art Babych

[Anglican Journal] Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, is asking Canadian Anglicans to display humility and love for...

July 14, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Members of the Church of England’s General Synod have concluded two days of informal talks on human sexuality. The private sessions, which followed the weekend’s formal meeting of the Synod in York, conclude a two-year programme of “shared...

July 13, 2016

[Anglican Journal] The General Synod plenary hall was a cauldron of emotions after Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, announced with finality that an error in the July 11 count of the vote on the motion allowing same-sex marriage had been made, and that,...

July 13, 2016

[Anglican Journal] In a stunning reversal, a recount of the vote to allow same-sex marriage in the Anglican Church of Canada showed that while the motion was originally reported to have failed by one vote in the order of clergy, it had, in fact, passed by one vote there.

As a...

July 12, 2016

[Anglican Journal] Within hours of the defeat of a motion to amend the marriage canon of the Anglican Church of Canada, at least two dioceses had announced plans to go ahead with same-sex marriages, with a third saying it would consider this course of action.

In a prepared...

July 12, 2016

Pain and hurt in the aftermath of the vote to change the marriage canon that would have allowed same-sex marriages in church. Photo: Art Babych

[Anglican Journal] The primate had asked members not to applaud once the results were announced, and so silence greeted his...

July 12, 2016

Some members of General Synod bow their head in prayer before the vote on same-sex marriage is called. Photo: Art Babych

[Anglican Journal] A resolution to change the marriage canon (church law) to allow for the solemnization of marriages of same-sex couples failed to pass by...

July 11, 2016

(L to R) Chris Ambidge, Bishop Linda Nicholls, Stephen Martin and Dean Iain Luke discuss the proposed change to the marriage canon during a media briefing July 8. Photo: Art Babych

[Anglican Journal] A July 11 media panel featuring a diverse group of experts urged Anglicans...

July 11, 2016

Archbishop Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon, secretary general of the Anglican Communion, addresses members of General Synod 2016. Photo: Art Babych

[Anglican Journal] When Bishop Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon, secretary general of the Anglican Communion, addressed General Synod on...

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