December 2, 2013
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November 22, 2013
[Anglican Church of Canada press release] This Christmas season, take some time out from stress with “In days to come,” a series of Advent devotional podcasts available soon from the Anglican Church of Canada.
General Synod’s partner this year is St. Benedict’s Table, an arts-centred Anglican community in downtown Winnipeg.
“Our Lent and Advent...
November 18, 2013
[Church of England] Archbishop Justin gave a short presentation about his recent activity to the General Synod this afternoon at Church House, Westminster. The text of the presentation can be read below.
‘A few months ago the Business Committee requested the inclusion of a presentation of Archbishop’s activity to Synod, as an experiment. If the Synod feels it to be of no value no doubt they will tell the Business Committee who will discontinue us.
November 14, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The mission agency Us is the latest in a series of Anglican agencies raising funds to help people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
In a statement issued Nov. 14, the U.K.-based agency appealed for donations to help them provide food, water, sleeping bags and blankets, plastic sheeting and materials for housing.
“Donations will also fund a long-term...
November 11, 2013
[International Anglican Women's Network press release] On the first day of their London meeting, members of the International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN) Steering Group were delighted to learn of the election of Agnes Abuom as the first woman and first African moderator of the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
IAWN Steering Group member Claudette...
November 4, 2013
[World Council of Churches] The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches elected eight new presidents today during a closed session at its proceedings in Busan, Republic of Korea.
According to the WCC constitution the role of the WCC presidents is to promote ecumenism and interpret the work of the WCC, especially in their respective regions. The presidents are ex-officio members of Central Committee.
The Central Committee will also be elected during the...
November 2, 2013
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[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald, national indigenous bishop for the Anglican Church of Canada, speaks about indigenous issues being addressed at the World Council of Churches General Assembly, meeting Oct. 30-Nov. 8 in Busan, South Korea....