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June 9, 2015

“Montreal has always been in my heart,” says Bishop-elect Mary Irwin-Gibson, whose election is greeted by applause. She served parishes in Montreal for 28 years before moving to Kingston, Ontario. Photo: Tony Hadley [...

March 5, 2015

Members of Annie Ittoshat’s first Montreal congregation gather for a group photo. Ittoshat is fifth from the left in a clerical collar; her husband, Noah, is next to her. Photo: Harvey Shepherd [Anglican Journal] “What we are...

October 18, 2010

Parishes and priests not on board with the openness of the Diocese of Montreal and its bishop to the blessing of same-gender unions may get access in the new year to spiritual guidance from a bishop more in tune with their views. Bishop...

October 27, 2008

After this week's discussions with bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada, Bishop Barry Clarke of Montreal plans to launch a process to work out a rite for blessing same-sex couples in the diocese who have been married in civil...

October 22, 2007

The annual synod of the Anglican Diocese of Montreal has become the second to urge its bishop to allow clergy to bless previously solemnized civil marriages between same-gender couples. Montreal Bishop Barry Clarke, who himself...