The church has taken a step which it hopes will lead it out of the impasse over questions about the ordination and blessing of folk who are in same gender relationships.
A commission of eminent people, led by former Governor General Sir Anand Satyanand, met for the first time on Saturday to begin the task of clarifying the choices the church faces over these issues – and identifying the implications of those choices.
The commission’s task is to summarise the Biblical and theological work done by the church over 30 years on these matters – and to present a final report to the 2014 General Synod which outlines the various options, and suggests the implications of each of those options.
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Posted June 15, 2012 at 5:42 am
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