Primate commends statement by bishop of Toronto

Office of the Primate
Anglican Church of Canada

Toronto, July 15, 2002

Archbishop Michael Peers, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, commended today’s statement by Archbishop Terence Finlay of the Diocese of Toronto concerning last night’s brutal murder of David Rosenzweig.

“Archbishop Finlay’s response to this event in Toronto reminds every person of faith and conscience that acts of hate have no legitimate place in our common life. The death of Mr. Rosenzweig is a personal tragedy for him and for his family and friends, and a national reminder of our need to see in one another the image of God, not the image of hate or fear that we so often and so tragically project onto one another.”

Archbishop Peers expressed gratitude for the timeliness and clarity of Archbishop Finlay’s response.

Bishop of Toronto responds to murder

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Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson
Principal Secretary to the Primate
416-924-9199 ext. 277
[email protected]


Rev. Canon Eric Beresford
Consultant, Ethics and Interfaith Relations
Anglican Church of Canada
416-924-9199 ext 209
[email protected]

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