Resources from the Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue in Canada

Chapter XIII — Difficult conversations: Ecumenical communication

Ecumenical guests at the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, 2016 / The Anglican Church of Canada

In 2013, the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC) proposed an amendment to its canon on marriage which would change the definition of marriage to include couples of the same sex. A process of broad consultation, including counsel from ecumenical partners, was mandated, and ARC Canada was specifically invited to provide input on this matter. Two Roman Catholic members of the Dialogue, Fr. Raymond Lafontaine and Mr. Julien Hammond, share their reflections on being asked to play this role for the ACC.

These reflections began with a group of people who spent some time wondering together about big questions. Read more.