The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has announced that it will contribute a $1,5000 grant to aid victims of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Sichuan province in China on April 20. The quake and its aftershocks killed more than 200 people and injured thousands.
In 1958, Marcel Petiquay was a joyful little boy of six when he was sent to Amos Indian Residential School, a Roman Catholic-run boarding school in Amos, Que.
The Rev. Dr. Michael John Lloyd, CA, passed away on April 21, 2013, at the Toronto Grace Hospital.
An indigenous woman activist from the Philippines and a prominent Mohawk woman activist from Kanehsatake, Que., on April 24 drew parallels between the experiences of their own people and found some common threads that unite them.
About 37,000 or nearly half of the 80,000 former students who applied for Common Experience Payment under the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement (IRSSA) also filed claims for sexual, serious physical abuse and other “wrongful acts” suffered at residential schools, according to Justice Murray Sinclair.
In recent years, I often recall the first time I saw my dad pray. It was unsettling. I came upon him in church, where he was kneeling, his hands shading his eyes. He had a type of intensity that, at three or four years old, I had never seen before. Nor had I had ever seen him kneel before his God—or anyone else, for that matter.
Members of the Anglican Communion are being asked urgently to pray for an end to the violence in Syria.
The ecumenical social justice organization Kairos suggests that Canadians observe Earth Day today by joining its campaign to protect Canadian waters and build right relations with aboriginal people.
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