Anglican Church of Canada leaders join indigenous opposition to pipeline

By Joelle Kidd
Posted Feb 24, 2020

Protest participants at Unist’ot’en Camp honor missing and murdered indigenous women and girls as police move toward the camp. Photo: Michael Toledano via Anglican Journal

[Anglican Journal] A statement calling on the government of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to “immediately cease their occupation, arrests, and trespassing on Wet’suwet’en sovereign territory” has drawn signatures from 71 church leaders in the Anglican Church of Canada and beyond.

The statement of solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Nation pipeline opposition was released by Toronto Urban Native Ministry in the Diocese of Toronto. Posted Feb. 6, it was signed by several Anglican bishops, including National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop Mark MacDonald and National Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Susan Johnson. Many more signatures have since been added via the Web.

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