General Synod 2007


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Resolution Number: A220 

Subject: Anglican-Orthodox Relations

Moved by: The Ven. Richard LeSueur, Diocese of Calgary

Seconded By: The Rt. Rev. Michael Bedford-Jones, Diocese of Toronto

Note: The mover and the seconder must be members of the General Synod and be present in the House when the resolution is before the synod for debate.


That this General Synod welcome the publication of the work of the International Commission for Anglican Orthodox Theological Dialogue “The Cyprus Statement:  The Church of the Triune God”, commend it for study in the church, and express its thanks to the members of the Commission and especially to the Rev’d Canon Dr. John Gibaut of St. Paul University in Ottawa for his contribution to this important ecumenical endeavour.


The International Commission for Anglican Orthodox Theological Dialogue, one of the bilateral ecumenical dialogues in which the Anglican Communion participates, has produced a series of agreed statements from work begun in 1989.  It is expected that is will soon be available to General Synod delegates online at and it is available for purchase, published by Church House Press, London England.

Source: Faith Worship and Ministry
(name of committee, diocese, etc.)

Submitted by: Michael Bedford-Jones, Chair

A) Does this motion contain within it any financial implications?

Yes ______ No ___X__

B) If yes, has the General Synod Expenditures Committee considered the implications?

Yes ______ No ______

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