12.30pm And with that – and a prayer – the business sessions of General Synod have finished. Thank you all for tuning in, and for those who’ve sent in comments, clarifications and feedback. If you do want to contact anyone on the team, you can reach us at email@example.com. You can read all our coverage […]
Family violence in Indigenous and First Nations communities, Safe Churches motions endorsed | General Synod Day 3
9.00pm To sum up the day, synod voted in favour of redefining ‘unchastity’ to mean sexual intimacy outside of marriage, and the Safe Churches motion was carried, as was the one pertaining to Family Violence and First Nations Communities. In that motion synod requested the Families and Culture Commission to work with the National Aboriginal […]
5.30pm The synod has come to the end of the order of the day, and the debate has been adjourned until tomorrow morning. 5.15pm We’ve had several speakers both for and against the statement relating to marriage that is before the General Synod. Speakers against included the Reverend Canon Professor Dorothy Lee of Trinity College […]
9pm Elspeth Kernebone here, signing off for the night. We hope you’ve enjoyed our first day’s coverage of the 2022 General Synod. 8.30pm Dioceses and agencies have been urged to work to reduce their emissions by General Synod. The synod passed a motion calling on the church to recognise the global climate emergency as a […]
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