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Resolution Number: 2012-D002
Title: Amend Canon III.1.2 [Access to Discernment Process for Ministry]
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That Title III, Canon 1, Sec. 2 of the Canons of The Episcopal Church be hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 2. No person shall be denied access to the discernment process for any ministry, lay or ordained, in this Church because of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disabilities or age, except as otherwise provided by these Canons. No right to licensing, ordination, or election is hereby established.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, 2012 (New York: General Convention, 2012), p. 512.