April 28, 2016
For the Rev. Canon Richard LeSueur, the meaning of Jerusalem Sunday was encapsulated in a letter he received from Archbishop Michael Peers, then-Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, while living in Jerusalem during the First Intifada.
“We would go to bed at night and we would hear gunfire echoing off the Mount of Olives,” recalled LeSueur, who was teaching at St. George’s College at the time. “It was a tremendously stressful time. There were a lot of military vehicles then and...
April 21, 2016
- A debate in the House of Commons about crimes committed against Christians and other minorities in Syria and Iraq has voted that the atrocities constitute genocide.
April 13, 2016
Partnership welcomes ‘brothers and sisters’ in faith into community
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April 4, 2016
Some children attending school for the first time ever
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March 31, 2016
Six-year old Ibrahim is concentrating on his fingers. Legs tucked under his chair, he imitates his teacher who is showing the boy how to make words with his hands. As part of his sign language lesson, Ibrahim’s eager brown eyes bounce from teacher to book to hands...
March 24, 2016
- Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, Easter Greetings! These are tense times, with terrorist attacks around the world, struggles to end the war in Syria, the unprecedented suffering of refugees, systematic racism, mass incarceration, human trafficking and exploitation... Read More
March 21, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] A draft report detailing theological resources for times of persecution has been published by the Anglican Inter Faith Network. The report, “Out of the Depths – Hope in a time of suffering” is “an Anglican contribution to ecumenical engagement” and will be discussed during next month’s meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council in Lusaka, Zambia.
The report begins by setting...
March 17, 2016
- It’s an anniversary where there is seemingly nothing to celebrate. This week, the conflict in Syria stretches into its sixth year leaving behind death, displacement and desolation. Yet, the church’s witness shines in the midst of the darkness.... Read More
March 11, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has made front page news in the UK with an interview given to The House magazine which covers political affairs. The interview, which was conducted in the House of Lords, addressed the forthcoming UK referendum about whether or not the UK should leave or remain a member of the European Union; the refugee crisis, and tackling religious violence.
On the EU...