April 25, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev, Ayoob Shawkat Adwar, a priest formerly in the Chaldean Catholic Church, was received as an Anglican priest at a ceremony in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, last month.
The event was a “small but significant piece of history,” says Archdeacon Stephen Rowe, rector of the Anglican Parish of the Church of the Epiphany in Surrey, since Adwar is thought to be the first Chaldean priest in history to have become a member of the...
April 18, 2017
[Episcopal Diocese of West Texas] The Rt. Rev. Robert (Bob) Hibbs died peacefully in his home surrounded by family on April 17. He was 84.
April 3, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] At a day-long “creation care fair” held at St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church in Toronto’s Leaside neighborhood, Anglicans and community members had a chance to ask church and secular leaders about how they were responding to the challenge of climate change. Front and center were questions about whether or not the Anglican Church of Canada will divest from fossil fuel companies.
March 30, 2017
[Anglican Journal] A delegation from the Philippines that includes an Anglican bishop wants the government to appoint an ombudsperson to monitor Canadian mining operations overseas and to support formal peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front.
“We want the Canadian people to hear our story and we want that foreign corporations operating in the Philippines, especially Canadian mining companies, be held accountable for their...
March 27, 2017
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Depuis neuf mois, deux leaders religieux anglicans – à savoir l’archevêque de Cantorbéry et le primat de l’Église épiscopale – se sont invités dans le débat public.
Ils ont appelés les anglicans à la mobilisation : lors du synode général de l’église d’Angleterre pour...
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.