A patient lies in a hospital bed, suffering from a degenerative and incurable disease. Tired of the pain and tired of life, he has just asked his doctor to help him die.
Anglican churches have joined the broader Peterborough, Ont., community in an outpouring of support and generosity for the members of the city’s only mosque, the Masjid Al-Salaam, which was torched by arson in a probable hate crime late in the evening of November 14.
Near the end of a recent two-week tour of the Holy Land, we 29 Canadian pilgrims from British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan spent quality time in the eternal city of Jerusalem. Sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims alike, we had constant reminders that this place…
Anglicans and Lutherans have developed very close ties since entering into full communion in 2001, but keeping those ties strong requires members of both churches to engage both prayerfully and candidly with each other, their leaders say.
The Rev. André Lavergne, assistant to the bishop, ecumenical and interfaith at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, says an agreement reached last month by U.S. Catholic and Lutheran bishops could be an important milestone in healing the schism caused by the…
Council of General Synod (CoGS) has stressed that delegates to the 2016 General Synod need space, time, and appropriate preparation in order to keep discussions around same-sex marriage from becoming antagonistic.
The church needs to think about being more “entrepreneurial” to pay for itself in the decades to come, Bishop John Chapman, of the diocese of Ottawa, told the Council of General Synod (CoGS) Saturday, November 14.
The Council of General Synod (CoGS) voted today to recognize the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (APCI) as a territory in the ecclesiastical province of British Columbia and Yukon with “the status of a diocese.”
The directors of The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) and of Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) have offered hopeful words about the work their relief and development organizations are doing to help refugees, and a dire prognosis for the refugee crisis as a whole.