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August 20, 2015

National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald calls on Anglicans to be vigilant against climate injustice, saying “the poorest, those on the land, are suffering the most.” Photo: Anglican Video [Anglican Journal] The...

August 18, 2015

[Anglican Journal] The International Anglican Liturgical Consultation (IALC), a network of the Anglican Communion, has issued a communiqué summarizing its 2015 biennial meeting, held in Montreal, Aug. 3–8. The network,...

August 14, 2015

Fr. Steven Maki, the Episcopal rector of Grand Bay parish, at the entrance to Holy Trinity, the parish’s oldest Anglican church. Photo: Kat Findlay [Anglican Journal] The Rev. Steven Maki is part of a long tradition of cross-...

July 22, 2015

[Anglican Journal] The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) has voted to authorize temporary lay ministers, under very restricted circumstances, to “proclaim the Word and preside at Holy Communion” in underserved...

September 11, 2014

A group from Grenada gathers to pray in solidarity with those “most at risk from climate change.” Photo: Courtesy of Our Voices [Anglican Journal] Anglicans are being urged to join the global conversation on climate change. The...

September 8, 2014

[Anglican Journal] ISIS/ISIL in Iraq and Syria; Boko Haram in Nigeria; Kim Jong-un in North Korea; the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt — these are all players in a worsening world pattern of persecution targeting Christians as well as other...

August 11, 2014

Vianney (Sam) Carriere was the consummate writer, editor and photographer. Photo: General Synod Archives [Anglican Journal] Sam Carriere, the Anglican Church of Canada’s director of communications and information resources, and its...

July 15, 2014

Marites (Tess) Sison, senior staff writer, has been appointed editor of the Anglican Journal. She brings almost three decades of professional journalism to her new role. Photo: Saskia Rowley [Anglican Journal] Marites (Tess) N....

January 27, 2014

A portrait of Li on display at Toronto’s St. James Cathedral commemorates a “true saint of the church.” Photo: Diana Swift [Anglican Journal] On Jan. 25,1944, as much of China lay in the iron grip of the Japanese invasion, the...

July 7, 2013

Bishop Mark MacDonald leads the singing with the ACIP members during their presentation. Photo: Art Babych [Anglican Journal] With Archdeacon Sid Black at the helm, the presentation by the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples...

July 7, 2013

[Anglican Journal] The July 6 session of General Synod 2013 ended with an expression of thanks by Archbishop Colin Johnson of Toronto to the diocese of Ottawa for hosting General Synod  2013. He also invited members to attend General...

July 7, 2013

Ottawa volunteer Bob Green, (left) Dianne Izzard, Anglican Church of Canada co-ordinator for General Synod, and Jamie Tomlinson, Anglican chair of the local arrangements committee, help unpack delegates lanyards and other supplies at...

July 7, 2013

Joint Assembly members shared highlights, praise, gripes and suggestions at the end of the five-day meeting in Ottawa. Photo: Art Babych, Anglican Journal [Anglican Journal] As the historic first-ever Joint Assembly wound down,...

July 7, 2013

Bishop Philip Poole, chairman of the Anglican Church of Canada’s pension committee, addresses members of General Synod. Photo: Art Babych [Anglican Journal] Bishop Phillip Poole, chairman of the Anglican Church of Canada’s  ...

July 5, 2013

[Anglican Journal] “Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.” Luke 9:58 On the first evening of Joint Assembly, attendees viewed a dramatized presentation on...

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