Nov. 14, 2008 Anglican and Lutheran bishops remind government of election promise on housing
The Primate and National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada remind the Hon. Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, to live up to a pre-election promise that a Conservative government would renew three key programs for affordable housing in Canada.
Sept. 25, 2008 Joint Anglican-Lutheran statement at the Walk of Witness
The Primate and National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada issued this statement during the Ottawa Walk of Witness in support of the Millennium wwwelopment Goals (MDGs).
Sept. 22, 2008 Primate asks Prime Minister to recommit to MDGs
In this letter, the Primate and National Bishop Susan Johnson, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, ask Prime Minister Stephen Harper to restate his support for the Millennium wwwelopment Goals (MDGs).
Sept. 10, 2008 Joint Anglican-Lutheran call to action on Sept. 25
In this joint letter, the Primate and National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada ask Canadian Anglicans and Lutherans to participate in the Walk of Witness for Millennium wwwelopment Goals on September 25, 2008.
July 15, 2008 Article on the Lambeth Conference in The Globe and Mail
In this guest column, the Primate writes about how the subject of same-sex unions will be handled at the Lambeth Conference.
July 14, 2008 Anticipating a different Lambeth: the Primate reflects
In this webcast, Archbishop Hiltz describes what a typical day at Lambeth will be like. He also reflects on the blessing of same-sex unions and the drafting of the Anglican Covenant.
July 2, 2008 Response to Global Anglican Future Conference
The Primate responds to the statement issued by the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON), which met June 22 to 29, 2008, in Jerusalem.
June 10, 2008 Primate highlights need for Aboriginal justice
In this six-minute webcast, the Primate addresses the “beloved church” from the windy tundra of Iqaluit, NU. He visited Iqaluit from May 31 to June 2, 2008, for the Diocese of the Arctic synod.
May 26, 2008 Primate urges Harper to consult with AFN
In this letter, the Primate and National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald urge the Prime Minister to consult with the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) before making an apology for residential schools.
April 21, 2008 Primate asks Archbishop Venables to cancel visit
In this letter, written in consultation with the House of Bishops, the Primate asks Archbishop Gregory Venables, Primate of the Southern Cone, to cancel a planned, unauthorized visit to Canada.
April 18, 2008 Primate describes the House of Bishops
In this webcast, the Primate gives a short tour of the biannual House of Bishops meetings. He describes why the bishops come together and the kinds of issues that they discuss as leaders.
March 20, 2008 Primate supports jailed Aboriginal leaders
In this letter to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, the Primate expresses his support for northern Ontario Aboriginal leaders who were jailed for their defence of traditional lands.
March 19, 2008 Easter Greetings from the Primate
In this webcast, the Primate calls out to fellow travellers on the journey toward Easter.
March 17, 2008 Joint Anglican-Lutheran greeting for Holy Week
In this joint letter, the Primate and National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada share their prayer that Christians would give themselves more fully to Christ.
March 3, 2008 Anglicans and Lutherans act against homelessness
In this joint letter, the Primate and National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada urge the Hon. Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, to introduce a comprehensive poverty reduction strategy.
Feb. 28, 2008 Primate speaks on Church unity
In this video, the Primate speaks about the state of the Canadian church and encourages Anglicans to pray for unity.
Feb. 15, 2008 A letter to the faithful from the Primate
In this letter sent to all Canadian bishops, the Primate expresses his concern about parishes that may be considering withdrawing from the Anglican Church of Canada.
Jan. 30, 2008 Primate writes Prime Minister on capital punishment
The Primate writes to the Prime Minister about the federal government’s stance on Canadians sentenced to death in foreign jurisdictions.
Jan. 20, 2008 Homily on Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The Primate preached this sermon at St. Paul’s Basilica, Toronto, on the 100th anniversary of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
Jan. 9, 2008 Letter to the Primates of the Anglican Communion and the Moderators of the United Churches
The Primate wrote this letter to all Anglican Primates to clarify the status of same-sex blessings within the Anglican Church of Canada.
Jan. 1, 2008 New Year’s Day address
The Primate delivered this sermon on New Year’s Day at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa. It is a tradition for the Canadian Anglican Primate to preach in the nation’s capital on the first day of the year.