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“He also knew from his theological training that veterans needed the sacramental structure of penance and reconciliation — even if their faith was destroyed.”
The church hopes to reach out to the Lee and Jefferson families as part of its reconciliation of its past to its present and future.
Meeting in Montreal and focusing on healing and reconciliation, the group reaffirmed their desire to promote the deepening of communion between the Churches of the Anglican Communion by renewing its life of liturgy and prayer as integral to the mission of the Church.
The first consultation took place in the U.K. at the Anglican Communion office in London in 2010 and the bishops have met yearly since then. Next year’s consultation is expected to take place in Ghana, a major point of slave export.
From Anglican Communion News Service: The president of South Sudan has appointed the archbishop of the Episcopal Church of Sudan to chair the national reconciliation
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