Magazine article Anglican Journal

Demonizing IRS

Magazine article Anglican Journal

Demonizing IRS

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Don't be afraid to put something positive in the Anglican Journal about the Indian residential schools. Anglicans should hear the whole story, not just statements from people who never saw a school.

When Archbishop John Privett says he's ashamed of what the Anglican church did [TRC expressions of reconciliation, Nov. 2013, p. 8], I would like to reassure him that he has nothing of which to be ashamed; wonderful work was done with these aboriginal children.

We gave unconditional love to the Indian children and are so proud of the help we gave them, even though our church continues to demonize us.

Bernice Logan

Tangier. N.S.


The article on women priests [Young women priests face issues of age and gender, March 2014, pp. 6-7] reminded me of the debates about the ordination of women. The article's central theme was sociological and cultural challenges, which, echoing the earlier debates, precluded any thoughtful reflection on the theological difficulties of ordaining women to the apostolic ministry. …

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