Anglican Primate in Canada Says Bishop's Same-Sex Marriage Comments Inaccurate

By MacDonald, Michael | The Canadian Press, March 4, 2016 | Go to article overview

Anglican Primate in Canada Says Bishop's Same-Sex Marriage Comments Inaccurate


MacDonald, Michael, The Canadian Press


Anglican primate challenges bishop's views

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The head of the Anglican Church of Canada says a bishop in eastern Newfoundland was wrong to suggest the church's hierarchy is unlikely to allow same-sex marriages largely because of resistance from aboriginal bishops.

"It's not only indigenous bishops who would hold a conservative view on the blessing of same-sex marriages," Most Rev. Fred Hiltz, primate of the Canadian wing of the church, said Friday.

"There are many others in the Canadian house of bishops who would also hold a conservative view ... To just say this is not likely to get approved ... because of the indigenous voice, I think that's just not accurate."

Peddle made his comments earlier this week during an interview broadcast across Newfoundland and Labrador by radio station VOCM. He could not be reached for comment Friday.

"So many of us are First Nations and aboriginal people (and) some of our bishops are First Nations ... They are not prepared to move forward with the marriage equality change," Peddle told VOCM.

"It is cultural and theological for them that marriage remain between a man and a woman. Most of the rest of us can see how there is a way to move forward, but they weren't prepared to do that and they represent a big part of the house of bishops."

There are 45 Anglican bishops in Canada. Four of them are aboriginal.

Hiltz, who is an archbishop, said the aboriginal bishops have made it clear the people they represent are predominantly opposed to same-sex marriage. But he stressed they aren't the only bishops who hold this view.

In July, bishops from the Anglican Church of Canada and representatives from its clergy and laity will gather for a General Synod, which is the national organization's highest governing body.

On the agenda is a resolution aimed at changing the church's marriage canon to allow same-sex marriage. …

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