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Admission of the Diocese of Newfoundland

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Date
1949 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1949 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Chancellor R.V. Harris
Seconder
Archbishop of Yukon
Text
Whereas the Synod of the Diocese of Newfoundland has, by resolution adopted at its biennial session in June 1947, accepted the Declaration of Principles and the Constitution of this General Synod;
And whereas the Synod of the Diocese of Newfoundland has made application for admission in this Synod as a member thereof;
This General Synod of the Church of England in Canada, pursuant to the provisions of Subsection (3) of Section (4) of the said Declaration of Principles, hereby admits the said Diocese as a member of this Synod, to be represented in the Upper House by its Bishop and in the Lower House by clerical and lay members elected by the Synod of the Diocese of Newfoundland as provided by the said Declaration of Principles and Constitution, with all the rights and privileges and subject to all the obligations defined by the said Declaration and Constitution, the civil legislation affecting this Synod and all canons enacted and resolutions passed now in force pursuant to the said Declaration and Constitution.
The motion was CARRIED in both Houses.
Subjects
Church of England in Canada. Diocese of Newfoundland
Church of England in Canada. General Synod - Membership
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Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 40
Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 40
Mover
Archbishop B. Curtis
Seconder
Ms. P. Cummine
Text
That this General Synod:
1. Communicate to our partners in the Sudan (the Episcopal Church of the Sudan, the Sudan Council of Churches, and the New Sudan Council of Churches) our ongoing compassion and solidarity in their suffering;
2. Condemn Human Rights abuses by all parties to the conflict in Sudan, but particularly by the Government of Sudan, in view of overwhelming evidence of indiscriminate violence against civilians (particularly the aerial bombardment of civilians in southern and northeastern Sudan and in the Nuba Mountains), the denial of humanitarian assistance to civilian populations, incidents of chattel slavery, and the oppression of women.
3. Request the General Secretary to call upon the Canadian government and the United Nations to support actively efforts that will bring a just peace for all peoples of the Sudan.
Amendment
The mover and seconder agreed to include in item #1 the wording "including the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in the Sudan".
The amended resolution was then put and - CARRIED AS AMENDED. Act 40
Notes
Abstentions were noted from Chancellor David Wright, Captain Baxter Park, Captain Todd Meaker, Mr. Bryan Campbell and Canon Andrew Gates.
Item #1 above now reads:
1. Communicate to our partners in the Sudan (the Episcopal Church of the Sudan, the Sudan Council of Churches and the New Sudan Council of Churches, including the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in the Sudan), our ongoing compassion and solidarity in their suffering;
Subjects
Sudan - History - Civil war, 1983-2005
Sudan - Politics and government - 1985-
Sudan - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Human rights - Sudan
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Youth Membership in the Council of the General Synod

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Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 87
Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 87
Mover
Mr. S. Murray
Seconder
Archbishop B. Curtis
Text
That this General Synod direct the Council of the General Synod to consider changing the membership of the Council of the General Synod so that it will include one youth member from each Ecclesiastical Province; these members to be nominated by Provincial Caucuses, and that the Council report on the matter to the 36th General Synod. CARRIED Act 87
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Membership
Youth - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Youth in the Anglican Church of Canada
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