A108 Amend Canon III.6.5(g) Addressing Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

Resolved, That the 79th General Convention amend Canon III.6.5(g) as follows:

(g) Preparation for ordination shall include training regarding

  1. prevention of sexual misconduct against both children and adults.
  2. civil requirements for reporting and pastoral opportunities for responding to evidence of abuse.
  3. the Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church, particularly Title IV thereof.
  4. the Church's teaching on racism.

And be it further

Resolved, That Canon III.8.5(h) shall be amended as follows:

(h) Preparation for ordination shall include training regarding

  1. prevention of sexual misconduct against both children and adults.
  2. civil requirements for reporting and pastoral opportunities for responding to evidence of abuse.
  3. the Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church, particularly Title IV thereof.
  4. the Church’s teaching on racism.

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