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February 3, 2017

[Anglican Journal] The Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) have decided to postpone the date of their next Joint Assembly to 2022. When the national governing bodies of both churches met...

December 19, 2016

[Anglican Journal] A church commission is proposing four ways that Anglicans across Canada can take part in the task of reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Canada: praying, learning, building relationships...

October 13, 2016

[Anglican Journal] A Canadian Anglican has been chosen to head one of the world’s most prestigious universities. Stephen Toope, who has served on a number of high-profile church bodies, was recently nominated as vice chancellor of the...

September 26, 2016

National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald, left, and Bishop Lydia Mamakwa, of the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh, during the opening worship at General Synod 2016. Photo: Art Babych [Anglican Journal] In the wake...

September 21, 2016

[Anglican Journal] A gay man living with a male partner is among three priests who were elected suffragan bishops in the Diocese of Toronto last weekend. On Saturday, Sept. 17, members of an electoral synod elected the Rev....

September 16, 2016

[Anglican Journal] There’s a new sign on a 41-acre (17 ha) cornfield in Vineland, Ontario.  Towering over local farmer Larry Dyck, the orange sign bears a photo of a smiling child, and the words “Grow Hope” in...

July 18, 2016

[Anglican Journal] General Synod “erred grievously” in its approval, earlier this week, of a resolution allowing same-sex marriages, a group of seven bishops say. In  a statement  released Friday, July 15, the...

July 18, 2016

[Anglican Journal] Canadian Anglican bishops have begun to respond to General Synod’s provisional vote on same-sex marriage in starkly different ways: a number have called for prayers, some announced they will now allow religious...

July 15, 2016

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, at the closing worship of General Synod 2016. Photo: Art Babych [Anglican Journal] Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, is asking Canadian...

July 14, 2016

[Anglican Journal] Since last September, when the world first saw the body of the little Syrian refugee, Alan Kurdi, washed up on a shore in Turkey, Anglicans in 14 dioceses across Canada have sponsored and resettled 1,750 refugees,...

July 12, 2016

[Anglican Journal] Within hours of the defeat of a motion to amend the marriage canon of the Anglican Church of Canada, at least two dioceses had announced plans to go ahead with same-sex marriages, with a third saying it would consider...

July 12, 2016

[Anglican Journal] As General Synod prepares to vote July 12 on a number of resolutions dealing with socially and environmentally responsible investing, members heard a first-hand account of some effects global warming has had on Canada...

July 12, 2016

Pain and hurt in the aftermath of the vote to change the marriage canon that would have allowed same-sex marriages in church. Photo: Art Babych [Anglican Journal] The primate had asked members not to applaud once the results were...

June 17, 2016

Archbishop Fred Hiltz says he is “deeply moved” that parishes have organized prayer vigils for General Synod. Photo: Tali Folkins [Anglican Journal] With General Synod set to begin in exactly three weeks, Archbishop Fred...

June 15, 2016

Bishops Cristiano Rojas, Mateo Alto and Urbano Duarte during their consecration as suffragan bishops in the Diocese of North Argentina. Photo: Anglican Journal [Anglican Journal] Three indigenous Anglican priests were ordained as bishops...

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