Bishop G N Luxton Obit 5 Oct 1970

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a Bis- to the recruited the kill '1- '1- LONDON. (Reuters): - The Archbishop of Canterbury paid ' tribute Sunday to the late Angli- Angli- can bishop of Huron, RW Rev. G.- G.- N."Luxton who dietHit hi home in London, OnU, Friday night at the age of 69. t , In,, a statement; the arch- arch- bishop, XDr. Michael Ramsey,1 (aid: J'l am grieved at the death of Bishop George Luxton. He was a devoted servant of the wiuer Anglican communion as well as the church In Canada." Bishop Luxton, a leading ad vocate in recent; year of union between the A n g 1 1 c a n and United churches in Canada, was often : surrounded by " contro versy; ;f.r'. --. --. --. He . was criticized ' by col. leagues at. the Lambeth conference conference of 1968 in England when he suggested bishops should stop calling themselves "lords" and come down among the people. He was known In the 1930s for his stirring radio sermons. ' Most Rev. W E.. Wright,; act ing pnmate of the ' Anglican Church of Canada', stunned 300 persons attending a" dinner hon oring Archbishop H.'H. Clark in PaiTdiBisiibp Luxtoh Toronto, iwhenhe announced Bishop.Luxton's death) f g PAYS TRIBUTE The Canadian r church - has losu amaaoi-gooQnes8:and amaaoi-gooQnes8:and amaaoi-gooQnes8:and great wisdom, who bad treat spiritual, depth, energy and ad ministrative abtlltyj' Arch-bishop Arch-bishop Arch-bishop Wright said in an inter- inter- view?i .f,4.:-v.v.r .f,4.:-v.v.r .f,4.:-v.v.r ' : T : ).-.'r'. ).-.'r'. .:.. -."J -."J i '-' '-' '-' --'i --'i --'i .;'; .-.; .-.; .-.; ; Russian Charge " Rejected by U.S: i- i- WASHINGTON (AP) . The United States has rejected So viet charges that American authorities authorities have failed to 'protect foreign diplomats' arid Russian entertainers in, the U.Sr John King, state department press of ficer, said Friday. A Soviet note asked that the t.S'. .government take all necessary measures "to cut i short the ; dangerous ac tions"' of the Jewish Defence League; which Hs engaged in campaign to secure better treat ment of Soviet Jews. 'Journal Want Ads bring quick results.'-1 results.'-1 results.'-1 : '. "- "- '- '- - -' Born Mn Mount Forest, Ont Bishop.Luxton ,was,.e I e c t e.d bishop of Huron, which covers a large part of Western Ontario.i in 1948, XHe" is survived by . his1 wife" Dorothy and sons Martin, David and D'Arcy 'I He was involved in reconcilia tion negotiation with the Roman .Catholic Church, communicating communicating directly with Pope Paul VI, In I965.he was granted an audience with the Pope, while he , was - attending a two-week two-week two-week visit to the Vatican Council es-sions. es-sions. es-sions. X K'J .- .- M ' Bishop Luxton toured the Far East in 1966 and, oh his return, urged admission of- of- Communist ' China to the United Nations and a policy of peaceful : co-existence. co-existence. co-existence. co-existence. He conducted tours of Canadian. Canadian. Anglicans ' in Japan, China, India, - the Holy Land, Egypt, Greece; Italy and Spain. Ordained m 1924 after graduating graduating from Trinity College, University University of Toronto,' Bishop Luxton Luxton first served the Anglican ftiinistry In Guelph, Ont., and Hamilton, In 1930 he was appointed appointed rector of Christ Church, Calgary : J ; : J x x : He; returntd'to the biocese pf Njagara three- three- year later ai rector of SU George', StV Cath-acines. Cath-acines. Cath-acines. pnt andTin 1933 became re'etor of Grace-Church-on-the-Hill Grace-Church-on-the-Hill Grace-Church-on-the-Hill Grace-Church-on-the-Hill Grace-Church-on-the-Hill Grace-Church-on-the-Hill Grace-Church-on-the-Hill Grace-Church-on-the-Hill Grace-Church-on-the-Hill Toronto. He '"remained there until appointment as Dean of Huron In 194C-X 194C-X 194C-X - good SAVINGS available Oh- Oh- John Graham 100 SPARKS STREET MALL

Clipped from The Ottawa Journal05 Oct 1970, MonPage 9

The Ottawa Journal (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)05 Oct 1970, MonPage 9
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