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July 4, 2013

Mary Conliffe, Diocesan Executive Assistant to the Archbishop and a member of JALC speaks to the delegates. Photo: Brian Bukowski [Anglican Journal] Attendees at Joint Assembly rose to their feet in a standing ovation after 98 per...

July 1, 2013

National Bishop Telmor Sartison and Archbishop Michael Peers signal the signing of the Waterloo Declaration. Photo: Sam Carriere   [Anglican Journal] Anglicans and Lutherans have been in dialogue since the 16th century,...

May 29, 2013

[Anglican Journal] Shortly after noon on June 2, 1953, Dr. Geoffrey Fisher, archbishop of Canterbury, placed the ancient St. Edward’s crown on the 27-year-old head of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Now, as a fitting postlude to the...

October 12, 2012

Radio Shalom will start broadcasting its message of peace and reconciliation in November. Radio Photo: Courtesy of World Association for Christian Communication [Anglican Journal] This November, the new broadcasting station Radio Shalom...

June 15, 2012

[Anglican Journal] In the fulfillment of an aspiration long held by indigenous Anglicans in the north, the ecclesiastical province of Rupert’s Land is poised to have a new diocese by 2014. The 47th session of the provincial synod,...

May 30, 2012

[Anglican Journal] The Anglican Church of Canada has entered a new round of dialogue with the United Church of Canada. The aim is to explore ways in which the two churches can work together for more effective ministry and mission. “...

February 21, 2012

[Anglican Journal] Most Canadians visiting Cuba in February are there for the sun, the sea and the mojitos. But early this month, Archbishop Fred Hiltz of the Anglican Church of Canada led a delegation with a different purpose: to observe...

December 15, 2011

The Ven. Michael Pollesel will be consecrated as Bishop of Uruguay in the late spring. Photo/Ali Symons/General Synod communications [Anglican Journal] The Ven. Michael Pollesel, former general secretary of the Anglican Church of...

November 16, 2011

The Roman Catholic Mass may soon sound a little more…well, Anglican. With the first Sunday in Advent and the new liturgical year just around the corner, most English-speaking dioceses are poised to implement the third edition of the...

November 2, 2011

Last Sunday, as the great organ boomed in the Cathedral Church of St. James, Toronto, the park next door reverberated with live down-east fiddling. In mid-October, the Occupy Toronto movement met at the city-owned park of St. James....

May 10, 2011

The interdenominational group Kairos is urging immediate action as Alberta's largest oil spill since 1975 threatens the Lubicon Cree community of Little Buffalo in northern Alberta. More than 28,000 barrels of oil, leaked from a...

May 9, 2011

If Christ turned water into wine, a watery journey has helped turn one of Christ's churches into a wine store. On May 5, a converted ferry labored along the treacherous Bay of Fundy and up the Avon River carrying the 30-tonne, 19th-...

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