ANIC parishes reach settlement with Diocese of Ottawa (I): Diocesan Press Release

Posted by Kendall Harmon

After months of negotiations, the Diocese of Ottawa has reached an agreement with the leaders of two congregations that have left the Anglican Church of Canada. The agreement was approved by Diocesan Council on January 16 and recently by the vestries of the two congregations.

In 2008, clergy and congregations in the historic churches of St. Alban’s and St. George’s in downtown Ottawa voted to join the Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC) because of their opposition to the direction the Diocese and national church were taking, especially in regard to the blessing of same-sex civil unions.

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Posted March 1, 2011 at 7:19 am

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