Sunday, June 24, 2007

Bishops Defeat ACC's Same Sex Unions Resolution

The resolution, as amended (in italics) was as follows:

Resolution A187

Blessing of Same Sex Unions

Be It Resolved:

That this General Synod affirm the authority and jurisdiction of any diocesen synod,
a)with the concurrence of the diocesan bishop and
b)in a manner which respects the conscience of the incumbent and the will of the parish,

to authorize the blessing of committed same sex unions.
Here are the votes:

Laity - 78 aye / 59 nay
Clergy - 63 aye / 53 nay
Bishops - 19 aye / 21 nay


No comments:

Post a Comment