Call to prayer for Artsakh & Armenia

Yesterday I had a visit from members of the Armenian Apostolic Church, who expressed longing that we join them in prayers and build awareness of the terrible genocide occurring in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) right now.

Archbishop Michael Peers

Archbishop Michael Peers (1934-2023)

Late last week we learned of the death of Archbishop Michael Peers, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada from 1986 to 2004. Our deepest condolences are extended to his wife, Dorothy, and his extended family. Although +Michael retired as primate nearly twenty years ago, the legacy of his leadership continues in so many aspects … Continued

Picture of the Ukrainian flag, blue and yellow colours, against the background of a blue sky.

Primate: On the anniversary of the war in Ukraine

On February 24th we mark a full year since the invasion of Ukraine by Russia began a protracted war. Bombing of cities, destruction of infrastructure, and daily loss of life continue with no end in sight.  We have seen the resilience and courage of the Ukrainian people as they have resisted the unprovoked aggression of the Russian president. We have watched as the rest of the world discerns what actions of support will help and seek the delicate balance that will not escalate this conflict into a worldwide conflagration with a nuclear power.