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Hiltz: Why not the passion for human rights as for marriage equality?

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, spoke yesterday at the Council of the General Synod.

The Anglican Journal reports:

“I long for a time in our church when there is as much attention and conviction and passion and voice and action from the rooftops about sexual exploitation, about gender-based violence, human trafficking for the sex trade, missing and murdered Indigenous women, pornography, religiously-based violence around the world, our violence against creation itself, and the greed and the reckless […]

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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

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