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Actions Involving Israeli Defence Forces and Relief Ships

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Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 64
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 64
Mover
The Rev. Canon Eric Beresford
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley
Text
That this General Synod:
1. Express its deep concern regarding the recent actions involving Israeli Defence Forces and relief ships in international waters and the resulting loss of life;
2. Request the General Secretary to communicate to the Prime Minister and Government of Canada its concern and view that a full international inquiry is necessary.
Amendment
Moved by: The Rev. Canon Alan Perry
Seconded by: Ms. Heather Dixon
That the motion be amended by deleting the words "and view that a full international inquiry is necessary". DEFEATED
The motion was put and was: CARRIED Act 64
Subjects
Israel - Politics and government - 1993-
Israel - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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Anglican Communion Covenant

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Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 73
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 73
Mover
The Rev. Canon Eric Beresford
Seconder
The Very Rev. Peter G. Elliott
Prologue
Bishop George Bruce, Chair of the Anglican Communion Working Group (ACWG) and Chair of the Anglican Ecclesiology Sub-Group of Faith Worship and Ministry, introduced the presentation which set the context for the discussion of the Covenant. He reviewed the composition of the ACWG, its mandate and work and introduced members Bishop Stephen Andrews, Ms. Suzanne Lawson and Archbishop Colin Johnson, and also the Rev. Dr. Eileen Scully, member of the Covenant Design Group and the Covenant Review Group. Bishop Bruce reviewed the Covenant section by section highlighting changes since the first draft. He invited and responded to questions of clarification.
In table groups, members discussed and responded in writing to the question 'What materials would be helpful in your study of the covenant document ?'
Moved by: The Rt. Rev. George Bruce
Seconded by: The Rt. Rev. Greg Kerr-Wilson
That this General Synod:
1. receive the final text of 'The Covenant for the Anglican Communion';
2. request that materials be prepared under the auspices of the Anglican Communion Working Group, for parishes and dioceses in order that study and consultation be undertaken on 'The Covenant for the Anglican Communion';
3. direct the Council of General Synod, after this period of consultation and study, to bring a recommendation regarding adoption of the Covenant for the Anglican Communion to the General Synod of 2013.
Amendment
Text
That the resolution be amended by adding the following two paragraphs after section two of the resolution.
3. request that conversations, both within the Anglican Church of Canada and across the Communion, reflect the values of openness, transparency, generosity of spirit, and integrity, which have been requested repeatedly in the context of the discussion of controversial matters within the Communion;
4. request that the proposed Covenant be referred to the Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee and to the Governance Working Group in order to support these conversations by providing advice on the theological, ecclesiological, legal, and constitutional implications of a decision to adopt or not to adopt the Covenant;
Amendment to the Amendment
Moved by: The Rev. Canon James Robinson
Seconded by: Ms. Brittany Young
That the amendment be amended by adding "the Primate‘s Theological Commission" to paragraph 4 as follows: " . . .be referred to the Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee, the Governance Working Group and the Primate‘s Theological Commission. . ." DEFEATED
The amendment was put and was CARRIED
The amended motion with reads:
That this General Synod:
1. receive the final text of 'The Covenant for the Anglican Communion';
2. request that materials be prepared under the auspices of the Anglican Communion Working Group, for parishes and dioceses in order that study and consultation be undertaken on 'The Covenant for the Anglican Communion';
5. direct the Council of General Synod, after this period of consultation and study, to bring a recommendation regarding adoption of the Covenant for the Anglican Communion to the General Synod of 2013.
was put and was CARRIED Act 73
Notes
Point of Order
Dean Iain Luke rose on a point of order, requesting that Resolution C004 respecting the Anglican Covenant be ruled out of order as it revisited the decision made in Motion A137. After consulting the assessors, the Primate ruled C004 to be out of order.
[Text of C004:
Moved by: The Rev. Canon Alan T. Perry, diocese of Montreal
Seconded by: The Ven. Ronald Harrison, diocese of New Westminster
Be it resolved that this General Synod:
1. Affirm the commitment of the Anglican Church of Canada to full participation in the life and mission of the Anglican Communion; and
2. Will consider a formal decision to adopt the proposed Anglican Covenant after the Church of England has formally adopted it.]
Subjects
Anglican Covenant
Anglican Church of Canada. Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee
Anglican Church of Canada. Governance Working Group
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