March 24, 2017
March 23, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, has described the former Archbishop of Toronto,Terence Edward Finlay, who has died at the age of 79, as “one of the Canadian Church’s most widely and highly respected leaders.”
March 21, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Canada has sent a strongly worded open letter, expressing dismay over a Conservative senator’s recent defense of the Indian Residential Schools system. Earlier this month, Sen. Lynn Beyak criticized the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for letting the negative aspects of the schools system overshadow...
March 16, 2017
[Anglican Journal] People of many faiths met twice early in March in Vancouver to show support for one another at two well-attended public meetings that celebrated diversity and took a stand against acts of hatred.
Both gatherings were in reaction to concerns about an upsurge in anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and other forms of social conflict that seem to have accompanied the inauguration of the new administration in the United States.
[Anglican Journal] The Anglican Church of Canada should “re-tool” its methods for assessing candidates for the priesthood to make the process more sensitive to context, says Bishop Bill Cliff, of the diocese of Brandon.
March 10, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] In a twist on the traditional practice of giving something up for Lent, Anglicans across Canada are pledging to make personal lifestyle changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—and challenging the federal government to match them by pursuing policy changes to fight climate change.
Fourteen Anglican churches have agreed to participate in Give it up for the Earth!, a campaign organized by Citizens for Public Justice, a national faith-...
[Anglican Journal] In a twist on the traditional practice of giving something up for Lent, Anglicans across Canada are pledging to make personal lifestyle changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—and challenging the federal government to match them by pursuing policy changes to fight climate change.
March 1, 2017
[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry joined March 1 with Anglican and Lutheran leaders in North America in issuing an Ash Wednesday message titled “Remember the Refugees and Migrants.”
Curry joined Anglican Church of Canada Primate Fred Hiltz, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton and Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada National Bishop Susan C. Johnson, in sending the...
February 28, 2017
“We are grieved by the news that two Jewish schools in our area had to be evacuated yesterday due to bomb threats. The Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax...