C056 adopted

The results have just been announced in the House of Deputies:  Resolution C056 passes by 2/3 majorities in both orders, 78 deputations in favor, 23 against, 7 divided (divided votes counted as no votes) in the lay order; 74 in favor, 27 against, 7 divided in the clerical order.

Update:  Massachusetts deputy Ian Douglas spoke in support of the measure during the debate, and is quoted in this Episcopal Life Online story.


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