Thursday, July 14, 2016

Canada’s Anglicans can be proud on same-sex marriage: Editorial

From Toronto-

Never mind that it took a confusing and embarrassing recount to get to the final result. That will be quickly forgotten. This week’s decision by the Anglican Church of Canada to allow same-sex marriage is an important step toward making sure LGBT people feel accepted in all parts of society.

Those who are involved in the church — the third largest in the country, with more than half a million people in some 2,800 congregations — will certainly feel more welcome. Even more important is the message the decision sends to the wider world — that gay people are to be fully included in one of the most sacred sacraments of the Christian community. That will resonate far beyond the church itself.

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