CoGS News - July 18, 2019

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  • Council of General Synod 2019-2022
    The Council of General Synod membership list for 2019-2022 has been posted to the General Synod 2019 website.
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  • Faith, Worship, and Ministry resolutions passed at General Synod
    via Anglican Journal
    Faith, Worship and Ministry Coordinating Committee motions sought approval of General Synod for new liturgical texts, statements on ecumenical and interfaith relations and documents from global bodies including the Anglican Communion and the World Council of Churches.
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  • WCC invites all to support Global Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula
    The World Council of Churches invites all people of good will to observe a Sunday of Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula on August 11.
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  • Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Melissa Skelton
    via Diocese of New Westminster
    A pastoral letter from Archbishop Melissa Skelton regarding Marriage in the Diocese of New Westminster is now available.
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  • Abuse survivors await apology from Anglican Church for physical harm: Bennett
    The Anglican Church’s recent apology for doing “spiritual harm” to Indigenous Peoples is a beginning, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said Wednesday, but victims of sexual abuse at the hands of one priest in the 1970s and ’80s continue to wait for an apology for physical harm they endured from a “man of the cloth.”
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  • Anglican church isn't ready to recognize same-sex marriage: bishop
    via CBC
    The bishop of the Diocese of Niagara says she isn't surprised the Anglican Church of Canada voted against recognizing same-sex marriage.
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