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Resolution Number: 1976-B005
Title: Amend Canon III.9 [Add Sec. 1: Of General Provisions Respecting Ordination] and Renumber Accordingly
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Submitted
Final Text:

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That a new Section 1 of Title III, Canon 9 be adopted, with renumbering of the present Section 1 and following, the said Section 1 to read as follows:

Section 1. The provisions of these canons for the admission of Candidates, and for the Ordination to the three Orders: Bishops, Priests and Deacons shall be equally applicable to men and women.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 1976 (New York: General Convention, 1977), p. C-52.