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Report of Council for Social Service - Section IV - Problem of Race and Human Rights

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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
Bishop of Calgary
Seconder
Archdeacon E.S. Reed
Text
That recognizing the vital need for preservation and promotion of good relations among the members of all groups in Canada, General Synod urges the clergy to give leadership in bringing to public attention and in resolving any instances of racial discrimination which may arise in our midst, and
In particular the Synod would re-emphasize the obligation of all citizens to stand for fairness and equality toward the members of all racial groups in the matter of employment in industry, in neighbourhood and social relations, and in trade and professional life;
The Synod further calls upon the Government in our country to do everything possible to give form and substance to the spirit of the Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations and to incorporate its principles in the law of the land where still necessary and possible and,
The Synod prays even more urgently that our own people will promote by friendly personal and family contacts, goodwill among all groups and in the spirit of the Gospel seek to avoid all discriminatory feelings and actions in relation to them. ADOPTED in both Houses.
Subjects
Human rights
Human rights - Canada
Human rights - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
United Nations. General Assembly. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Racism - Canada
Racism - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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