Motions from CoGS – March 14-16, 2019

These are the motions that were considered by the Council of General Synod from Thursday, March 14 to Saturday, March 16. ANGLICAN COUNCIL OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES  The Anglican Church of Canada, the Land, and the People of the Land Moved by:        The Rev. Norman Wesley Seconded by:   The Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald Adopted by consensus … Continued

House of Bishops sends message to CoGS

Earlier today, the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada sent a communication to members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS). This communication has also been made public on anglican.ca/news. The communication takes place within the context of a continued engagement of the Anglican Church of Canada (ACoC) in consideration of same-sex … Continued

Response of the Churches to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Ottawa – June 2, 2015 The Anglican Church of Canada, The Presbyterian Church in Canada, the Roman Catholic Entities Parties to the Settlement Agreement, The United Church of Canada and the Jesuits of English Canada make the following statement in response to the findings and Calls to Action issued by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. It is … Continued

Prayers for peace in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Egypt and beyond

This Lenten season, the World Council of Churches (WCC) invites its member churches to pray on Sunday 29 March for those affected by wars in the Middle East, especially in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Egypt. The season of prayer is meant to revive hope from hopelessness, taking into account the vulnerability of minority communities and the threat of losing the diversity of the social fabric in this region.

A Statement from the Metropolitan Council of Cuba

The following is a statement from the Metropolitan Council of Cuba (MCC). MCC guides the the autonomous Episcopal Church of Cuba in matters of faith and order, meeting annually in Cuba prior to synod. The Chair of MCC is Archbishop Fred Hiltz who sits along with Archbishop John Holder of the Church in the Province of the … Continued

Statement of the Episcopal Church of Cuba on U.S.-Cuba relations

The following is a statement from the Episcopal Church of Cuba released December 17, 2014, concerning the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States of America. Translated into English. Original Spanish attached as a PDF. La Habana, 17 diciembre, 2014. STATEMENT OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF CUBA CONCERNING TODAY’S MAJOR EVENTS For the Cuban … Continued