Esther Wesley once attended a Sunday service at St. Alban’s Anglican Cathedral in Prince Albert, Sask., and could hardly believe it when she heard the entire congregation sing The Doxology in Cree.
In the man from Galilee, God becomes the exploited, inferior, impure, enslaved human being—not to approve of this condition and just make us feel good because we are crushed but to lead us out of this destructive spiral of evil”—Virgilio Elizondo, A God of Incredible Surprises: Jesus of Galilee.
Consider this statistic: 45 million people worldwide are captive in modern-day slavery. Two million of them are children.
Cornerstone Housing for Women—a community ministry of the diocese of Ottawa—has launched a $6.8 million project to convert the former “Mother House” of a Roman Catholic religious community into a home for 42 women needing safe, affordable housing.
A St. Catharines, Ont., priest has been chosen to represent the Anglican Church of Canada at this year’s session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women