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Canadian Churchman

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Date
1986 November 3-7
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 3-11-86
Date
1986 November 3-7
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 3-11-86
Mover
Archbishop Hambidge
Seconder
Bishop Townshend
Prologue
Bishop Hollis expressed concern about the article in the Canadian Churchman regarding the election of a Suffragan Bishop in the Diocese of Toronto. He said that the Churchman should be an educational tool and should teach that election is people coming together to seek God's will and not "seek election".
Bishop Read said that the article was discussed at the recent meeting of the Churchman Board. He said that the Board recognized that the nomination of a women was newsworthy, and that this had received wide publicity in the secular press.
Text
That the House request the Primate to have an informal conversation with the Editor of the Churchman to share the feelings of the House. CARRIED #3-11-86
Notes
It was agreed that the Primate should raise the concern of the House with the National Executive Council at the time of the Churchman report to the National Executive Council.
Subjects
Canadian Churchman
Editorial independence
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops
Women bishops - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops - Election
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