Dec 19, 2013 Christmas 2013 — ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’
A Christmas message from Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.
Dec 05, 2013 ‘The Primate reflects on Nelson Mandela’
Archbishop Fred Hiltz reflects on the life and passing of Nelson Mandela.
Aug 16, 2013 ‘Pray for the people of Egypt’
A call for prayer for the people of Egypt from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz.
Aug 6, 2013 ‘A step along the path’
The following is a statement from Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Archbishop Michael Peers’ apology to the survivors of residential schools.
July 18, 2013 Statement from the Primate and the National Indigenous Anglican Bishop
The Primate, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, and National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald release a joint statement on recent news of Federal tests on the effects of malnutrition on Aboriginal children in the 1940s.
July 18, 2013 A Statement by the Primate on Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday
The Primate gives thanks for the life of Nelson Mandela on the occasion of Mandela’s 95th birthday.
July 10, 2013 Un message aux residants de la communaute de Lac-Megantic, Quebec (Read the English version here)
A message from Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, to the people of Lac-Mégantic Quebec.
June 25, 2013 Full communion leaders offer ‘A Word to the Churches’
Full communion leaders of Anglican Communion and Lutheran churches in Canada and the United States—including Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada—have issued a joint declaration celebrating 12 years of full communion partnership.
June 21, 2013 “Journeying Together in Partnership”
A statement from the Primate, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, on National Aboriginal Day.
May 21, 2013 Canadian Council of Churches letter on crises in the Middle East
Along with other leaders of CCC member churches, Archbishop Hiltz writes to the Prime Minister to express concern about crises in Syria and Egypt, as well as the unresolved Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Read the introductory cover letter by Major Jim Champ, CCC president
- Read the full letter in English
- Read the full letter in French
April 4, 2013 PWRDF proud to support refugees
Archbishop Hiltz, president of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund board of directors, announces the “Proud to Support Refugees” campaign from the Canadian Council of Refugees.
March 31, 2013 “I have seen the Lord!”
Archbishop Hiltz reflects on the words of Mary Magdalene in his 2013 Easter message.
March 25, 2013 A Joint Anglican-Lutheran Easter greeting
Archbishop Hiltz and Bishop Susan C. Johnson, National Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, share appreciation for the “long and always deepening relationship” with partners in the Holy Land
March 22, 2013 “We glory in your cross, O Lord”
In advance of Palm Sunday, the Primate reflects on the crosses that he chooses to wear during Holy Week.
March 14, 2013 Statement from the Primate on the election of a new Pope
Archbishop Hiltz comments on the election of a new Pope, Francis.
February 11, 2013 Statement from the Primate on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI
Archbishop Hiltz says he admires Pope Benedict’s “courage and grace in stepping down,” as head of the Roman Catholic Communion.
January 2, 2013 Anglican leaders ask Harper to meet with Theresa Spence
A letter from Archbishop Hiltz and other Anglican leaders asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper to meet with Chief Theresa Spence about Indigenous justice issues.
January 1, 2013 Jesus is our joy
Archbishop Hiltz’s New Year’s Day address delivered at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa. It is a tradition that the Canadian Primate preaches at the cathedral of Canada’s capital on January 1.