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“An Apology for Spiritual Harm”

“An Apology for Spiritual Harm” offered by the Primate on behalf of the Anglican Church of Canada For a number of years, since the Indigenous Covenant of 1994, there has been a call for an apology for spiritual abuse endured by Indigenous Peoples through the era of colonial expansion across the Land, and particularly through … Continued

Church Leaders Pledge Solidarity in Prayer and Action

As sisters and brothers in the Lutheran and Anglican/Episcopal traditions, and in the spirit of full communion between our respective Churches in Canada and the United States, we the Primatial/National/Presiding Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and The Episcopal Church are happy … Continued

Gathering of Bishops

A Call to Discipleship: Hearing the Message from Arusha, Tanzania in our Churches in Canada and the U.S.A.

An Invitation from: Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry, The Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archbishop and Primate Fred Hiltz, Anglican Church of Canada National Bishop Susan C. Johnson, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada What is the Arusha Call? Together with all 319 members of the World Council of … Continued

Jean Vanier. Photo courtesy Templeton Prize: Paul Hackett

Remembering Jean: Mourning with the Community of Daybreak

The Primate, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, was asked to provide a reflection on Jean Vanier to the L’Arche Daybreak Community in Richmond Hill, ON, as the community remembers his life and grieves his death. Daybreak is the second L’Arche Community in the world, and the oldest and largest L’Arche community in North America. With the Community … Continued

Pray for Sri Lankans

In the terrible aftermath of bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Day, I ask for your prayers for all affected by these hate crimes. 

A CALL TO PRAYER from the House of Bishops

General Synod 2019 will bring three important issues before the Church:  The proposed revision of the marriage canon; a primatial election; and indigenous self-determination, in addition to other areas of our common life together. We know that the consideration of same-sex marriage has been painful and caused deep concern across our Church. Although we are … Continued

Communiqué of the Anglican Church of Canada and The United Church of Canada Dialogue on the Rev. Gretta Vosper settlement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Anglican Church of Canada and The United Church of Canada have been engaged in a national bilateral dialogue since the 1970s, to deepen our unity in Christ. The two churches remain close partners in many areas of mission and ministry today. As such, decisions and developments in one church are always … Continued