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Canadian Interfaith Network (See also "In Camera" minutes)

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Date
1984 October - November
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-10-84
Date
1984 October - November
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-10-84
Mover
Archbishop Garnsworthy
Seconder
Bishop Parke-Taylor
Text
That when the report on the Canadian Interfaith Network has been received and questions addressed to the Committee, the House move into "in camera" to discuss the report. CARRIED #5-10-84
Notes
N.B. In camera minutes NOT included in electronic database.
The Rev. W. Lowe introduced the Rev. David MacDonald, president-Elect of the Canadian Interfaith Television Network, Dr. David Nostbakken, who has special responsibility for production and animation and the Rev. Canon Ebert Hobbs who has been involved in funding and development.
Mr. Lowe said that the two to three day hearing is to be held before the C.R.T.C. in November in Hull, Quebec. He reported that data revealed in the public hearing would be reviewed, and if approved, the licence will be issued in January or February of 1985.
Mr. MacDonald said that a free, no-pay television licence has been applied for. He stressed that a key question is the situation with the Roman Catholic Church whose real problem is both size and the Anglophone/Francophone division, further complicated by the fact that the Roman Catholic Church has had no personnel for communications for the past several years. He reported that the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops said that they felt it would not be appropriate for them to become further involved, as a Conference of Bishops, but would encourage regional participation.
Canon Hobbs reviewed financial statements which were distributed, for information. He reported that a Feasibility Study is now being conducted by Community Charitable Counselling Service and that their report will be part of the public document which is available at the Hearing. Among the questions and concerns raised by the Bishops were the following:
- What is the potential viewing audience ?
- What are the financial implications ?
- It was recognized that neo-religious groups will be given air time as well.
Dr. Nostbakken spoke regarding the Children's Broadcasting Institute. He said that research reveals that there is a large concern on the part of parents and teachers regarding the quality of programs which reach children. He stated that television has become a way of life for children and that, by the time they have graduated from high school, they have watched on an average of 15,000 hours of television. This has a great influence on their beliefs and attitudes.
Concern was expressed regarding production costs. Mr. MacDonald expressed the opinion that the C.R.T.C. will accept the Canadian Interfaith Network application, and Mr. Lowe added that the C.R.T.C. is concerned that the coalition of religious communities stay together in this endeavour.
Archbishop Scott reminded the Bishops that there is to be a meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, 6th November regarding the Canadian Interfaith Network, and enquired as to the possibility of any of the Bishops being present at that meeting. Unfortunately, all of the Bishops indicated that other commitments made attendance at that meeting impossible.
The Primate shared a letter which had been sent to the Rev. David MacDonald from the Jesuits in which they expressed enthusiastic support and indicated that financial support would be available for the Canadian Interfaith Network. The Jesuits indicated in their letter that they would encourage other Roman Catholic groups to give their support to the project.
Subjects
Canadian Interfaith Network
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
In camera meetings
Mass media in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Religious broadcasting - Canada
Television in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Interdenominational cooperation
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Conscience Clause - Statement re

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Date
1983 May 30-June 3
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 6-6-83
Date
1983 May 30-June 3
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 6-6-83
Mover
Bishop Bothwell
Seconder
Archbishop Garnsworthy
Prologue
Moved by Bishop Short
Seconded by Bishop Stiff
That Archbishops and Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada are agreed that through the General Synod of 1975 the Church has expressed its will that women should be ordained to the Priesthood.
It is also agreed that the Conscience Clause which was approved at the time of this change in policy should continue in force. The House, however, deplores the misapplication which some members of the clergy and laity have made of the Clause. The refusal to read a Si Quis, to receive Holy Communion from a woman priest who is not the Celebrant at the Eucharist, to object to a woman ordained or not, publicly reciting the Divine Office, leading in prayers, preaching, or reading lessons, simply on the grounds that she is a woman, are not supported by the Conscience Clause. No action which questions the integrity of any priest or postulant on sexist grounds can be defended by an appeal to the Clause.
The House honours women priests, upholds them in its prayers, and desires only that God's will may be done in and through all priests whether female or male.
Text
That the following words in paragraph two be omitted:
The refusal to read a Si Quis, to receive Holy Communion from a woman priest who is not the Celebrant at the Eucharist, to object to a woman ordained or not, publicly reciting the Divine Office, leading in prayers, preaching, or reading lessons, simply on the grounds that she is a woman, are not supported by the Conscience Clause. CARRIED #6-6-83
Notes
It was agreed that the Amendment to Motion #49 in the Convening Circular proposed by Archbishop Garnsworthy should be the concluding paragraph of the Motion.
Bishops Short and Stiff withdrew their original Motion and proposed the following:
"That the following statement of the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada concerning the Conscience Clause June 1983, be presented to the General Synod:
`The Archbishops and Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada are agreed that through the General Synod of 1975 the Anglican Church of Canada has expressed its will that women may be ordained to the Priesthood.
It is also agreed that the Conscience Clause which was approved at the time of this change in policy should continue in force. The House, however, deplores the misapplication which some members of the Church have made of the Clause.
No action which questions the integrity of any priest or postulant on grounds of sex alone can be defended by an appeal to the Clause.
The House honours women priests, upholds them in its prayers, and desires only that God's will may be done in and through all priests whether female or male.
Christian love cannot be legislated, but needs to be practised and demonstrated more effectively in order to realize the community which belongs in the Body of Christ'." CARRIED
Subjects
Conscience clause (1975) - Anglican Church of Canada
Ordination of women - Anglican Church of Canada
Women clergy - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Parties and movements
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The Diocese of New Westminster

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Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-02
Resolution 03-10-03
Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-02
Resolution 03-10-03
Mover
Archbishop Finlay
Seconder
Bishop Wallace
Prologue
Moved by: Bishop Burton
Seconded by: Bishop Bruce
"That in light of the Primates' Statement of October 16, 2003, we ask all parties involved in, or seeking, extra-territorial Episcopal oversight to stand down, and that legal proceedings against the bishop and clergy involved be stayed, for an initial period of three months to allow for the ministry of adequate alternative episcopal oversight to be put in place at the initiative of the Archbishop of Canterbury on behalf of the Primates."
Archbishop Hutchison gave notice that he and Archbishop Clarke had prepared a motion, which might be helpful for the conversation. Copies of it were distributed.
Moved by: Archbishop Clarke
Seconded by: Archbishop Hutchison
"That in response to the `Statement by the Primates of the Anglican Communion' (October 16, 2003) the Primate be asked to establish a task force of the House of Bishops
- to draw up terms and conditions for `adequate provision for Episcopal oversight of dissenting minorities' in the Anglican Church of Canada,
- to consult through the Primate `with the Archbishop of Canterbury on behalf of the Primates',
- and to report to the April 2004 meeting of the House of Bishops." (Note: see p. 24, when motion was put to a vote.)
Text
That the motion be considered in a committee of the whole. CARRIED #HB-03-10-02
Notes
The discussion (about Bishop Burton's and Bishop Bruce's proposed motion) continued. Copies of a motion prepared by Archbishop Hutchison and Archbishop Finlay were distributed.
Moved by: Archbishop Hutchison
Seconded by: Archbishop Finlay
"That this House, to enable the work of the Task Force on Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities,
1. Request that the Bishop of Yukon refrain from exercising episcopal ministry in the Diocese of New Westminster.
2. Request that the Metropolitan of British Columbia and Yukon stay disciplinary proceedings against the Bishop of Yukon.
3. Request that the Bishop of New Westminster seek a stay of disciplinary proceedings against the priests of his diocese
4. Commend the disaffected parishes to the ministry of Bishop William Hockin as Episcopal Visitor."
Moved by: Archbishop Crawley
Seconded by: Bishop Lawrence
"That the House of Bishops rise from the committee of the whole." CARRIED Res. #HB-03-10-03
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster
Alternative episcopal oversight - Anglican Church of Canada
Alternative episcopal oversight - Anglican Communion
Buckle, Terry (Terrence Owen), 1940-2020
Ingham, Michael (Michael Colin), 1949-
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Task Force on Adequate/Alternative Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Task Force on Alternative Episcopal Oversight
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops. Task Force on Alternative Episcopal Oversight
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops. Task Force on Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities
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The Diocese of New Westminster

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Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-08
Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-08
Mover
Bishop Hiltz
Seconder
Archbishop Finlay
Text
"That this House of Bishops acknowledges with gratitude the establishment of the commission called for by the Primates in their statement of October 16, 2003, welcomes the announcement of the members appointed, and commits itself to uphold them prayerfully in the task they have accepted." CARRIED Res. #HB-03-10-08
Subjects
Anglican Communion. Lambeth Commission
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The Diocese of New Westminster

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Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-10
Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-10
Mover
Archbishop Hutchison
Seconder
Archbishop Finlay
Text
"That this House, to enable the work of the Task Force on Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities,
1. Request that the Bishop of Yukon refrain from exercising Episcopal ministry in the Diocese of New Westminster;
2. Request that the Metropolitan of British Columbia and Yukon stay proceedings against the Bishop of Yukon;
3. Request that the Bishop of New Westminster seek a stay of proceedings against the priests of his diocese against whom such proceedings have been initiated;
4. Request that a mediator be appointed by the Task Force to negotiate an interim role for the person exercising Episcopal oversight mutually acceptable to the diocesan Bishop and the dissenting parishes." CARRIED Res. #HB-03-10-10
Notes
Archbishop Clarke requested that copies of the original version of Archbishop Hutchison's and Archbishop Finlay's motion, as well as the version which the House had carried be appended to the minutes ([Appendix] i). He also asked that the Agenda Committee give some consideration to a different model for the House of Bishops' meetings when there was an issue of particular importance to be dealt with. He commented that often when discussing an important matter, the bishops were rushed at meetings because the item was either not given adequate time on the agenda or was scheduled too late during the meeting. Bishop Morgan responded saying that the Agenda Committee would be happy to consider Archbishop Clarke's recommendation.
Bishop Wallace requested that the full motion (moved by Archbishop Hutchison and seconded by Archbishop Finlay) be faxed to the members of the House of Bishops.
Appendix i
Archbishop Clarke requested that both versions of a motion put before the House of Bishops by Archbishop Hutchison and Archbishop Finlay be appended to the minutes.
Motion as it was proposed initially:
Moved by: Archbishop Hutchison
Seconded by: Archbishop Finlay
"That this House, to enable the work of the Task Force on Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities,
1. Request that the Bishop of Yukon refrain from exercising episcopal ministry in the Diocese of New Westminster.
2. Request that the Metropolitan of British Columbia and Yukon stay disciplinary proceedings against the Bishop of Yukon.
3. Request that the Bishop of New Westminster seek a stay of disciplinary proceedings against the priests of his diocese
4. Commend the disaffected parishes to the ministry of Bishop William Hockin as Episcopal Visitor."
Motion which was put to a vote and carried:
Moved by: Archbishop Hutchison
1. Request that the Bishop of Yukon refrain from exercising Episcopal ministry in the Diocese of New Westminster;
2. Request that the Metropolitan of British Columbia and Yukon stay proceedings against the Bishop of Yukon;
3. Request that the Bishop of New Westminster seek a stay of proceedings against the priests of his diocese against whom such proceedings have been initiated;
4. Request that a mediator be appointed by the Task Force to negotiate an interim role for the person exercising Episcopal oversight mutually acceptable to the diocesan Bishop and the dissenting parishes." CARRIED Res. #HB-03-10-10
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster
Alternative episcopal oversight - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Task Force on Adequate/Alternative Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Task Force on Alternative Episcopal Oversight
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops. Task Force on Alternative Episcopal Oversight
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops. Task Force on Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities
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Doctrine and Worship - Joint Task Force on Christian Initiation

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Date
1981 November 2-6
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 7-11-81
Date
1981 November 2-6
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 7-11-81
Mover
Bishop Short
Seconder
Archbishop Garnsworthy
Prologue
In reporting on behalf of the Joint Task Force, Bishop Berry reported that work on the Alternative Service Book cannot go ahead without further clarification from the House, and recommended that consultants from the Episcopal Church in the USA be invited to assist.
Text
That two consecutive periods on one day be assigned at the February meeting of the House of Bishops for a study of the matter of Christian Initiation. CARRIED #7-11-81
Notes
The Ordinal
Bishop Berry reported that the Task Force on the Ordinal recommends that the Ordinal be placed in the Bishop's Book, and that it is hoped it will be ready for approval by the House in February, 1982, adding that copies will be distributed to all Bishops as soon as possible. Included in the Bishop's Book will be all Services which are used on a regular basis in the parish church. Bishop Short stressed that this will not replace the Prayer Book, but will provide Alternative Services.
The Psalter
Bishop Parke-Taylor reported that the Committee believes the Psalter of the Episcopal Church in the USA would be best for use in the Canadian Church.
Regret was expressed that it has not been possible to proceed with the appointment of a liturgical officer, and it was noted that this matter is to go before the November meeting of the National Executive Council.
Subjects
Christian initiation - Anglican Church of Canada
Liturgical renewal - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Liturgy
Ordinals (Liturgical books) - Anglican Church of Canada
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House of Bishops Meeting Dates

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Date
2003 April 28 - May 2
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-03-04-05
Date
2003 April 28 - May 2
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-03-04-05
Mover
Archbishop Hutchison
Seconder
Archbishop Finlay
Prologue
Archbishop Morgan as chair of the Agenda Committee, announced that an invitation had been received from Dr. Deller on behalf of the College of Emmanuel and St. Chad asking the House of Bishops to meet in Saskatoon during the fall of 2004. The college will be celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2004. He added that the Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre (the retreat centre where the House of Bishops' meetings are generally held), was unavailable (in the fall of 2004).
Text
That cost permitting, the House of Bishops accept the invitation from Dr. Walter Deller on behalf of the College of Emmanuel & St. Chad. CARRIED Res. #HB-03-04-05
Notes
Bishop Phillips extended an invitation to the House to meet in the Diocese of Rupert's Land if the invitation from the college of Emmanuel and St. Chad did not work out for some reason.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops - Meetings
College of Emmanuel and St. Chad (Saskatoon, Sask.) - Anniversaries, etc.
Deller, Walter W.G. (Walter William Garth), 1954-
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House of Bishops Meeting Dates

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Date
2003 April 28 - May 2
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-03-04-07
Date
2003 April 28 - May 2
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-03-04-07
Mover
Archbishop Finlay
Seconder
Bishop Matthews
Text
We request that Bishop Hockin be present for all or part of the House of Bishops meetings in October 2003 and the spring of 2004 and that his expenses be included in the budget of the House of Bishops. CARRIED Res. #HB-03-04-07
Subjects
Hockin, William (William Joseph), 1938-
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops - Meetings
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops - Finance
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The House of Bishops' Nominations Committtee

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Date
2002 April 22-26
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-03-04-02
Date
2002 April 22-26
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-03-04-02
Mover
Bishop Mason
Seconder
Archbishop Finlay
Prologue
The House of Bishops' nomination committee reported that the nominees for the House of Bishops' Standing Committee on Religious Orders were: Bishop Tottenham, Bishop Matthews, and Bishop Bedford-Jones.
Bishop Matthews was elected the episcopal representative to the House of Bishops' Standing Committee on Religious Orders.
Text
That the ballots be destroyed. CARRIED #HB-03-04-02
Subjects
Monasticism and religious orders, Anglican - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops. Standing Committee on Religious Orders
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House of Bishops - Relationship to the National Executive Council

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Date
1987 October 13-18
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-10-87
Date
1987 October 13-18
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-10-87
Mover
Bishop Brown
Seconder
Archbishop Garnsworthy
Text
That this House of Bishops request the Primate to appoint a committee of members of the House of Bishops and the National Executive Council to consider the role of the House of Bishops in terms of its responsibility as representing the Order of Bishops between General Synods and to consider and make necessary recommendations concerning the relation of the House of Bishops and the National Executive Council. CARRIED
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops - Relations - Anglican Church of Canada. National Executive Council
Anglican Church of Canada - Government
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