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[Anglican Church Campaign to Increase Adoptions in Nova Scotia]

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Date
1967 June 19
Source
Anglican News Service
Record Type
Press Release
Date
1967 June 19
Source
Anglican News Service
Record Type
Press Release
Text
Halifax, Nova Scotia - Officials of the Department of Public Welfare have expressed thanks to the Anglican Church of Canada for its cooperation in a recent campaign to increase adoptions throughout the province.
There were 46 inquiries from married couples to the provincial coordinator for adoption services following the month-long campaign, according to a statement received by the church's social service department.
It is the first example of co-operation between the Anglican Church and provincial authorities in the adoption field. Church organized officials say they hope such a campaign might also be organized in other provinces.
Anglican clergy were asked by Rt. Rev. W.W. Davis, Bishop of the Diocese of Nova Scotia, to preach on adoption, or conduct a discussion in their churches and to circulate an adoption brochure produced by several denominations.
At present, 21 of the couples that made inquiries have completed or are in the process of completing their adoption.
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Subjects
Adoption - Law and legislation - Nova Scotia
Adoption - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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Report of the PWRDF Committee - Political Crisis in Eastern Zaire

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Date
1996 November 7-10
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 22-11-96
Date
1996 November 7-10
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 22-11-96
Mover
Dean J. Merrett
Seconder
Ms. L. Roff
Text
That the Council of General Synod expresses its concern regarding the political crisis in eastern Zaire and request the Primate and General Secretary to write a letter to the Canadian government urging all possible attention to this crisis. CARRIED #22-11-96
Subjects
Zaire - Politics and government
Zaire - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Africa, Central
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