A retired United Church minister has asked to be formally defrocked as a protest against the potential firing of a colleague for her atheist beliefs.
In a scorching open letter, Rev. Beverley Burlock asserts the church has lost its way, and its treatment of Toronto minister Gretta Vosper shameful.
Vosper is due to face an ecclesiastical court hearing – date to be determined – that could see her dismissed after a subcommittee denounced her views as extreme…
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