The Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development arm, Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has released $20,000 to help relief efforts of its partners in Nepal, after a massive earthquake on April 25 killed more than 3,800 people and injured more than 6,500 others.
As our church observes Jerusalem Sunday on May 17 (the Seventh Sunday of Easter), we will give special thanks to God for the ministry of Major the Rev. Canon John Organ, who has served as chaplain for Archbishop Suheil Dawani in Jerusalem for the past three years.
Kevin Dixon, former dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, Ont., diocese of Huron, has joined the International Justice Mission Canada (IJM) as vice-president of operations.
Three years ago, Major the Rev. Canon John Organ left behind his 20-year career as a military chaplain to serve as chaplain to Archbishop Suheil Dawani in the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.
Paul Almond, OC, beloved by so many in the North American Anglican community, died on April 9.
The acrimonious debate over what is to be done with the deconsecrated 120-year-old Anglican church in the town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s, Nfld., was decided last night by a contentious town council vote of 4–3 in favour of demolition.
When the House of Bishops met in Niagara Falls, Ont., from April 13 to 17, they discussed some contentious issues, including possible amendments to the marriage canon and a call from the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP) for significant changes to church structures.
On Monday night, a representative of the Anglican Church of Canada joined the Roman Catholic archbishop of Montreal and about 2,000 other people, largely from the local armenian community, in a worship service marking the 100th anniversary of what is remembered as the Armenian Genocide.
Newfoundland may be characterized in the minds of many by its remote outports, bucolic fishing villages and slower way of life, but these picturesque communities, like the province’s larger cities, are dealing with a distinctly modern problem: abuse of prescription and illegal drugs.