Day: March 1, 2016

Suffer the little children

Suffer the little children

In an exchange in Britain’s House of Lords today, Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Reverend Justin Welby expressed concern for the unaccompanied children left in an increasingly vulnerable situation as the refugee camp known as the Jungle in Calais, France is dismantled. The official Hansard transcript of today’s debate includes the following exchanges: Baroness Sheehan To ask Her Majesty’s […]

Canadian bishops unlikely to support marriage equality

Canadian bishops unlikely to support marriage equality

UPDATED statement by Archbishop Hiltz
… it became clear to us that the draft resolution to change the Marriage Canon to accommodate the marriage of same-sex partners is not likely to pass in the Order of Bishops by the canonical requirement of a 2/3rds majority in each Order.