Canterbury Justin Welby and his wife, Caroline, are expected to arrive
in Canada on Monday, April 7, for a “ personal, pastoral visit,” with
Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.
general secretary of the Anglican Church of Canada, announced today that
effective immediately he will also serve as acting director of General
Synod’s Communications and Information Resources department.
The seventh and final national event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), which is being held in Edmonton, will focus its conversations on reconciliation. Photo: Erin Green/General Synod Communications The seventh and final national…
For National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald, participating in the national events of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) has been “a strange mixture of Good Friday and Easter.”
The Anglican Church of Canada has pledged to help break the silence about the plight of missing and murdered aboriginal women, even as it urged its faithful to uphold victims, their families and communities in prayer.
Over time, in so many different places and at different times, Anglican Healing Fund co-ordinator Esther Wesley kept hearing people refer to “apologies, empty apologies” whenever they talked about issues related to the sad legacy of Indian residential schools in Canada.
Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, has invited 20 bishops from the Anglican Communion to join him in a “process of discussion and discernment” about what churches can do in the face of climate change and ecological degradation.
For the first time in history, Anglican, Roman Catholic and Muslim leaders have agreed to work together to combat modern slavery and human trafficking, calling them “crimes against humanity.”
The diocese of Brandon issued a letter informing parishioners that on
March 10, the Crown withdrew charges against the Rev. Noah Njegovan.
James Bernard Njegovan was the former executive archdeacon of the
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letter, which was read to parishioners across the diocese in churches
on Sunday, March 16, explained that a withdrawal of charges is not the
same as a dismissal of charges, or a stay of charges, which would have
meant that the Crown does not intend to proceed. The Crown is able to
withdraw the charges without losing the ability to proceed against
Njegovan at a later date.
The high hopes for peace and prosperity that rang in the birth of the world's youngest country in July 2011 have been dashed by armed clashes between government soldiers, rebel militias and tribal loyalists. Since the latest conflict erupted last December, thousands of civilians have been raped or killed and hundreds of thousands have fled their homes.