Day: March 11, 2016

Some Canadian bishops threaten to leave if marriage equality passes General Synod

Some Canadian bishops threaten to leave if marriage equality passes General Synod

Bishop John Chapman, of the diocese of Ottawa, expressed frustration over what he said was an attempt on the part of some bishops to “blackmail” other bishops into choosing between the unity of the church and the dictates of their consciences. “A couple [of bishops] made it pretty clear that if this motion were to pass, they would seriously question their membership in the Anglican Church of Canada.” – Anglican Journal