For some, volunteering is a spare-time activity—a way to meet new friends, or feel more involved in the community. For the Rev. William H. Steinman of St. Catharine’s, Ont., it is a lifestyle.
Reflecting on his experience at the UN World
Conference on Indigenous Peoples, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop
Mark MacDonald said that in spite of the reservations expressed by the
Canadian government about the document that renewed the international
commitment to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous
Peoples, there was much to be celebrated and heartened by.
The Anglican Foundation has formed a new partnership with Hope Air to help children and youth in need of medical care fly to the cities where they need to go for treatments.
As Remembrance Day approaches in the 100th anniversary year of the start of World War I, Toronto photographer Erin Riley is offering a collection of portraits of contemporary military chaplains online, entitled Vocation.
Earlier this week, seminarians at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Seminary in Scarborough, Ont., were invited to join the Wycliffe College community in Toronto for an evening of ecumenical fellowship and a lecture from Andrew Bennett, Canada’s ambassador to the Office of Religious Freedom.
In a rare moment of calm in an acute environment, some will scribble a poem, some might grab a harmonica and others will pick up any materials at hand and draw. It is the last group that, in the 100th anniversary year of World War I, the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa honoured with a special exhibition.
“What do we who are not Muslims really know about what Muslims believe?”
Students, religious leaders, activists and scholars packed the University of Toronto Multi-Faith Centre Nov. 3 to hear Canada’s ambassador for the Office of Religious Freedom, Andrew Bennett, participate in a panel discussion with prominent Canadian political scientist Melissa Williams and legal scholar Anna Su about religious freedom in an international context.
When the deadline for making submissions to the Commission on the Marriage Canon passed at the end of September, 222 individual Anglicans, two dioceses, seven parishes, one theological college, one ecumenical partner and several Anglican organizations had shared their views about the possibility of altering the marriage canon to allow for same-sex marriages.
Stepping away from what is typical practice in
Ontario, the national offices of the Anglican Church of Canada will
close for Remembrance Day on Nov. 11.