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Statement from the Bishop of Toronto

Statement from the Bishop of Toronto -- 16 July 2019

The Right Reverend Andrew Asbil issues statement subsequent to Meeting of General Synod 

Our meeting of General Synod has now come to a close. Over the last week, we have been engaged in much hard work, and made some very important decisions together.

We welcomed with great joy our new Primate, Archbishop Linda Nicholls, who is a great friend to the Diocese of Toronto. We have made great strides in supporting the self-determining Indigenous church, acknowledging that there is still much work to be done in the ministry of reconciliation, which began with the heartfelt apology for the spiritual 

abuses inflicted on our First People of the Church. These were powerful and Grace-filled moments at general Synod.on our First People by the Church. These were powerful and Grace-filled moments at General Synod.

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