Anglican Church of Canada deeply divided
Photo: Sue Careless
Bishop Lydia Mamakwa of the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh spoke against the same-sex marriage motion.
BY Sue Careless
A motion to solemnize same-sex marriage that passed by one clergy vote at its General Synod has revealed just how deeply divided the Anglican Church of Canada is today.
Moreover, pastoral letters from its Primate and several bishops sent within days of synod closing on July 12 only confirm that the Church is not of one mind.
Several bishops who had voted in favour of the motion declared they would proceed with performing same-sex rites immediately