As of January 30, 2003 18 dioceses had ratified the agreement. Describes the efforts of Archbishop Peers and Archdeacon Boyles to explain the agreement and the materials available. Page 3 has a chart of each diocese's situation.
Canadian Anglican bishops got an update on the residential schools crisis, discussed liturgy changes, Lutherans, and the Primate's Fund - and engaged in a lively debate on the female prophet Huldah, at their regular fall meeting.
Brief reports of business from COGS. Includes paragraph in which Archdeacon Jim Boyles reported that he has written to Industry Canada protesting the use of the name "Anglican Communion in Canada" by another organization.
[See also Report of the General Secretary to COGS - Part 2 - November 2004 [Document # 033-02-04-11 page 2] : "For Information. 1. Anglican Communion in Canada." (Photocopy also available in VF "Anglican Communion in Canada".)]
Controversy over church-run native residential schools could erupt again as the Anglican Church defends itself against two potentially costly lawsuits by former students - one in B.C. and the other in Ontario.