It is now nearly 16 years since the Waterloo Declaration established full communion between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and the Anglican Church of Canada. Through that covenant, we recognized one another as Western Catholic churches of the Reformation with episcopal-synodical polities.
It's time now to open the conversation on how to extend that relationship to our brothers and sisters in the Moravian Church Northern Province, who share a similar inheritance.
Geoff McLarney Montreal
A true spiritual leader
I must assume that the three priests who have written to the Archbishop of Canterbury concerning the election of Canon Kevin Robertson to the episcopate have not considered him as a loving Christian or perhaps do not even know him as a person (Election of gay bishop spurs complaint to Canterbury, Dec. 2016, p. 10).
The statement that his election is "contrary to the teaching of the historic and universal church on chastity and marriage" only implies to me that these clergy are not keeping up with the changing attitudes of most Christians.
I have had the privilege of working with Kevin at Christ Church Deer Park. He is a compassionate...