Anglican Diocese of Ak - Decision on Human RightsTribunal
Decision of the Human Rights Review Tribunal
Statement - 17 October 2013
Anglican Diocese of
The Anglican Bishop of Auckland, The Right
Reverend Ross Bay, has welcomed the decision of the Human
Rights Review Tribunal.
He believes the decision
correctly identified the balance between individual human
rights and the autonomous nature of the Church in a way that
ensures the freedom of religion.
The Bishop is
appreciative of the work of the Tribunal members and the
careful and respectful way in which they have undertaken
Throughout this process Bishop Ross has
been conscious of the impact of this issue on the lives of
people. For some time the Anglican Church has been working
through processes to address the issue that was before the
Tribunal and Bishop Ross says the Church remains committed
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