Prayer for reconciliation with the Jews passes first reading at Canada’s General Synod

Posted Jul 16, 2019

[Anglican Journal] An effort to remove a prayer for conversion of the Jews from the Book of Common Prayer and to replace it with one for reconciliation with the Jews has passed its first major hurdle at General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada.

On July 15, a resolution to amend Canon XIV passed its first reading at the 42nd General Synod. The amendment would delete prayer number four in “Prayers and Thanksgivings upon Several Occasions” from use and future printings of the prayer book, and replace it with a prayer entitled “For Reconciliation with the Jews.”

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