I whole-heartedly join a growing number of Church Leaders responding to the call of Pope Francis for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in South Sudan on February 23rd. That is the Friday of the first full week of Lent. Moved by the Holy Father’s … Continued
The #MeToo movement has led to an explosion of public discussion around the prevalence of—and disclosure of personal experiences about—sexual violence, harassment, and abuse. In the months since use of the hashtag began trending on social media following allegations of sexual violence by public figures such as Harvey Weinstein, thousands of survivors have shared their … Continued
Archbishop and Primate Fred Hiltz has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in support of a bill that would require all Canadian laws to be in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). In the letter, Archbishop Hiltz expressed his support for Bill C-262 on behalf of the Anglican … Continued
The June 2017 meeting of the Council of General Synod saw council members officially endorse Resolution 15.10, the resolution against human trafficking passed in 2012 by the Anglican Consultative Council. Shortly thereafter, the Anglican Church of Canada established a new human trafficking web hub, collecting information and resources to raise awareness of the issue within … Continued
A U.S. invasion of Iraq at this time would fail to meet any of the theological tests by which war can be justified, Archbishop Michael Peers, the Canadian Anglican Primate, says in a letter to church members. The United States, Archbishop Peers says in the letter, has “introduced a new and perilous set of criteria, … Continued
The Diocese of Rupert’s Land elected someone well-versed in various forms of ministry as its new bishop.
There was a time, not so long ago, when the church was the last place victims of family violence would go for help. The impression was that churches either would not understand the problem or, worse, would counsel victims to continue a commitment to marriage, even a dysfunctional one.
Reg Rule knew more about 600 Jarvis Street than anyone. Like many national church office staff members, he worked here many years – since the early 1980s – but he alone can actually claim the distinction of having lived in the building.
You can stop looking. There isn’t one. But, keep your eyes peeled for the July issue.
Beginning Monday, May 25, you will be able to support the Anglican Appeal by dialing a phone number.
Most viewers of Vision-TV and most fans of General Synod (there must be some) are familiar with one aspect of Anglican Video’s presence when the church’s chief governing body meets: It provides highlights and analysis of the day’s events on Canada’s religious television channel.
More than 300 delegates to the Anglican Church of Canada’s 35th General Synod will gather at McGill University in Montreal May 20 to 29 to chart the church’s future into the next millennium.
OTTAWA (June 6) — The 300-member General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada responded enthusiastically to a report commending further work on the process of healing and reconciliation for former students of Native residential schools. General Synod, meeting in Ottawa this week, heard a summary of the work done by a Residential Schools Working … Continued
April 20, 1989 Dear Mr. Prime Minister: I urge you to intervene in the present crisis regarding post secondary education for Native Students. The situation has grown much worse since I wrote to you on April 10th. A number of non-fasting students, the National Chief and other chiefs met with the Minister of Indian Affairs, … Continued