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Report of Committee on Method of Electing the Primate

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Date
1927 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1927 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Archdeacon Balfour
Seconder
Dr. Blagrave
Prologue
Message No.3 "Report of the Committee on Method of Electing the Primate" consideration of which had been deferred until the Report should be in the hands of the members of the House, was now considered. The following Report was read by the Deputy-Prolocutor:
Committee on Method of Electing the Primate
The Committee met on Monday evening, Sept. 12th, 1927, in the City Hall, Kingston, Ont.
There were present, the Archbishops of Huron and New Westminster, the Bishops of Fredericton, Montreal, Ottawa and Saskatchewan, and Chancellor Gisborne.
The Archbishop of Huron was elected chairman of the Committee in succession to the Archbishop of Algoma.
The Chairman reviewed the work of the Committee hitherto and read the correspondence which had been handed to him by the Archbishop of Algoma. The correspondence covered a period from 1921 to the present time.
After a full consideration of the present situation and of suggested changes, the Committee passed the following resolution, viz.:
"That the Committee, after careful consideration of many points of view, both practical and historical, that have been brought before them, have come to the conclusion that they can recommend no change in the method of the election of the Primate."
The Committee now beg to submit this Report and recommend its adoption.
David Huron, Chairman; John Charles Ottawa, Secretary; Sept. 12, 1927, Kingston, Ont.
Text
Resolved, That this House concurs in Message No.3.
Notes
No.3 Election of Primate
That the Report of the Committee on the Method of Election of Primate be adopted recommending that no change be made in the manner of the election and that the Lower House be asked to concur.
No.3A
That the Lower House concurs in Message No.3 of the Upper House.
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Date
1995 June 1-9
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 51
Date
1995 June 1-9
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 51
Mover
Archbishop S. Payne
Seconder
Archbishop P. Barnett
Text
1. That this General Synod rejoices and celebrates with all the people of the Republic of South Africa in their hard won freedom and the peaceful election of their first democratic government, and therefore affirms the sacrificial and invaluable contribution made by our partners (the South African Council of Churches and the Church of the Province of Southern Africa) to the process of dismantling apartheid;
2. That this General Synod encourages all Canadian Anglicans to continue to hold up our partners in prayer and solidarity as they keep on in their transforming mission;
3. That the contents of this resolution be conveyed to the South Africa Council of Churches and the Church of the Province of Southern Africa. CARRIED Act 51
Subjects
South Africa - Politics and government - 1994-
Apartheid - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Apartheid - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
South African Council of Churches
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