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ANGLICAN GENERAL SYNOD

(PKH PBBSS ASSOCIATION.) Dunbdiji, February 14. At fhe Anglican General Synod to-day <• Select Committee wbb appointed to oonsldsr tbe canon re appointment of dsfcops with a view to the expediency >f amending It. Leavo was given to bring m a Bill to amend a olause of the oanoo, vnd to do away with tho necessity of churchwardens boing residents within the parish, and th* Bill was read a first time ; Also a Bill to make provision for filling up casual vacancies m vestries, and defining dates of p.rlsh meetings. A motion was. passed—" That it is desirable tbat provision should be made to meet the case of bishops who may be . inoapaoltad by , lunacy," Bishop Selwyn In moving it, ' pointed out the diffloulty which bad arisen In New South Wales, where the Bishop cf Newcastle was insane, and neither a snooessor nor coadjutor oonld be appointed.

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ANGLICAN GENERAL SYNOD, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2064, 15 February 1889

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ANGLICAN GENERAL SYNOD Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2064, 15 February 1889

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