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Aboriginal Day of Prayer

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Date
1987 February 16-20
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 1-2-87
Date
1987 February 16-20
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 1-2-87
Mover
Bishop Morgan
Seconder
Archbishop Hambidge
Prologue
Bishop Morgan drew attention to the document "The New Covenant" stating that appeals have been received from native people that the Sunday before the First Minister's Conference be designated a Day of Prayer.
Text
That this House of Bishops respond to the request of Native leaders for the Churches to name a Day of Prayer to precede the final First Ministers' Conference to be held on March 26-27, by designating Sunday, March 22, as a Day of Prayer for Aboriginal Peoples:
And that we commend the document entitled "A New Covenant" prepared as a Pastoral Statement by leaders of the Christian Churches to be used as a focus for this Day of Prayer. CARRIED
Subjects
National Aboriginal Day of Prayer (March 22)
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Government relations - 1951-
Indigenous peoples - Canada
First Ministers' Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters (1987 : Ottawa, Ont.)
A New Covenant
Special Sundays
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Proposed Nuclear Test Blast on Amchitka Island

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Date
1971 October 1-4
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1971 October 1-4
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Bishop of Calgary
Seconder
Bishop of Keewatin
Prologue
A letter from the World Council of Churches and a wire from the Boundary Parish of Kootenay were read. These asked for some action against the proposed detonation of a nuclear blast on the Island of Amchitka, Alaska.
Text
"That we respectfully send a telegram to the President of the United States of America in protest against the underground nuclear blast on Amchitka, that the names of all the bishops be appended to the telegram, and that the Press be so informed." CARRIED
Subjects
Nuclear weapons - Testing - United States
Nuclear weapons - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Amchitka Island (Alaska)
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