Saturday, November 17, 2007

Niagara diocese approves blessings for gay couples; bishop assents

Anglican Journal

Solange De Santis
staff writer
Nov 17, 2007

Hamilton, Ont.

The southern Ontario diocese of Niagara, meeting at its annual synod, on Nov. 17 voted to allow civilly-married gay couples, “where at least one party is baptized,” to receive a church blessing.

Bishop Ralph Spence, who had refused to implement a similar vote three years ago, this time gave his assent, making Niagara the third diocese since the June General Synod convention to accept same-sex blessings.

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