Church attendance has its seasons, just like everything else. Some communities only open their churches in the summer, when the cottagers arrive from their city homes – which means that some city churches find themselves suddenly emptied out.
Hundreds of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá and Terena people have been violently evicted from their homes in the central western state of Mato Grosso do Sul.
It’s late May, and our last day in Canada before we fly back to Scotland.
Australia’s national body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglicans has welcomed the establishment of a Royal Commission to investigate abuse in a Northern Territory youth detention centre.
In July, the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada passed, on first reading, a resolution that if approved on second reading at the next General Synod in 2019 will make changes to Canon XXI [church law] on marriage, allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples.