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In 2019 the Presbyterian Church in Canada Repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery

The Presbyterian Church in Canada Justice Ministries has prepared a report, including a theological reflection, regarding the Doctrine of Discovery and terra nullius as part of its 2019 report to General Assembly. The report includes a recommendation, in line with Call to Action 46ii of the Truth and Reconciliation Comission, that The Presbyterian Church in Canada should repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery. You can find resources regarding the Doctrine of Discovery, including links to videos, a webinar, some study questions and further reading below.

⤓ Download the full report to the 2019 General Assembly repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery

Further Resources


The Presbyterian Church in Canada, "The Presbyterian Church in Canada," Doctrine of Discovery Project (27 June 2022), https://doctrineofdiscovery.org/repudiations/faith-communities/presbyterians-canada/.

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