The community of Hay River, N.W.T., is mourning the loss of the Rev. Georgina Bassett, who was ordained in 2012, becoming the first Anglican priest of Slavey descent in the Anglican Church of Canada. She died on July 8 of breast cancer at the age of 58.
In a passionate talk at the national office of the Anglican Church of Canada in Toronto, Fr. Rex Reyes updated staff on Christian development efforts in the earthquake—and the typhoon-prone Philippines. Reyes, a senior Episcopal priest in the diocese of Central Philippines, is also serving his second term as general secretary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), a partner of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF).
The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has announced that it will send an initial grant of $10,000 through the ACT Alliance to help aid some of the more than one million people displaced by violent conflict in northern and western Iraq.
Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno was among religious and civic leaders who called for a weekend of prayer and compassion July 19-20 for more than 52,000 young children who are in United States custody after fleeing violence, murder and extortion by criminal gangs in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
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Returning from the National Worship Conference, which brought more than 200 Anglicans and Lutherans together from July 20 to 23 in Edmonton, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, said he thought it was “a sign of health” for the two churches.
As violence continues to rage in the Holy Land and senior world diplomats fail in their efforts to broker a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel, a committed group of young people is making a stand for peace.
A group of Anglican clergy and laity have taken a stand against Bill C-36, the Conservative government’s proposed legislation whose Scandinavian model shifts the main criminal burden in prostitution from vendors to buyers.
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