Perhaps more than at any time in our modern era, we are recognizing the moral urgency of the spiritual and living relationship between humanity, Creation, and Creator. Earth Day is a time to claim these insights, renew relationships and act on commitments to care for God’s world.
On April 7, 2021, the Canadian International Council National Capital Branch hosted a conversation with Archbishop Mark L. MacDonald and Judith Moses, Chair of the Jubilee Commission, moderated by Dr. Jay Koyle, Executive Archdeacon, Diocese of Algoma entitled “Reconciliation With Indigenous Peoples Within The Anglican Church Of Canada.”
What follows is an ecumenical letter from KAIROS, the United Church of Canada, and the Anglican Church of Canada—signed by Archbishops Linda Nicholls and Mark MacDonald—to the Federal Government concerning the deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines: This letter in PDF format Dear Minister Garneau, KAIROS unites ten Canadian churches and religious organizations, including … Continued
Dear friends in faith and siblings in humanity, As leaders of Canadian churches in ‘full communion’, we wish to encourage your observance of the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) from February 1-7, 2021. Begun in 2010, the annual WIHW has today become a preeminent opportunity for raising up the imperative of dialogue between … Continued
The Primate and National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop call on the Federal government to prioritize promised legislation to create a legal framework to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
As we mark National Housing Day this year, many of us have been spending more time than is usual in our homes.
We are writing to you at this time, together with KAIROS members, ACC and UCC, to reiterate our concerns about the human rights situation in the Philippines and to call on the Canadian government to use your voice at the United Nations and with the government of the Philippines to raise concerns about ongoing human rights violations and impunity in the Philippines.
We write out of urgent and deep concern for the violent situation unfolding in regard to Mi’kmaw fishing in Nova Scotia.
The ongoing public health restrictions mean that this year’s celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day will be less about gathering and more about building up relationships in new and creative ways.
An open letter signed by 41 Anglican and ELCIC bishops to the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance calling for a Guaranteed Basic Income.
We are now delighted to partner with other churches and faith-based organizations to mobilize Canada-wide education, reflection, action and advocacy for climate justice, under the banner For the Love of Creation.
The Anglican Indigenous Network (AIN), an international community of faithful Indigenous Anglicans, has released a communiqué sharing the impacts that the coronavirus outbreak has had on their communities
As we begin Holy Week, I am writing as your National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop to help us all to live the life of Christ in this time of pandemic crisis.
Grace and peace to you in Jesus Christ! Everyone is being radically affected by the continuing spread of COVID-19 in our communities. Whether we are in self-isolation, quarantine or working in an essential job for the good of the whole community our lives have been changed in just a few short weeks.
We as Indigenous and non-Indigenous Anglicans once again raise our voices to express our disappointment, distress and ongoing concern regarding events on the unceded (non-treaty) territories of the Wet’suwet’en First Nations.