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.
Church leaders around the world have offered prayers and messages of solidarity after the series of terrorist attacks in Paris last night which left at least 127 people dead and many more fighting for their lives.
Moving forward as they are on a number of ecumenical fronts—including, now, working toward a worldwide “communion of communions,”—the Canadian Lutheran and Anglican churches have become the envy of their American cousins, the co-chair of the Joint Anglican-Lutheran Commission said Friday evening, November 13.
The Council of the North needs to work harder at building trust with Indigenous Anglicans, Saskatchewan Bishop Michael Hawkins told Council of General Synod (CoGS) on Friday.
These sisters are doin’ it for themselves—and helping everyone else along the way.