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  • Church urged not to change marriage policy
    Church urged not to change marriage policy
  • Bishop of Cuba thankful for ‘bridges of hope’
    Bishop of Cuba thankful for ‘bridges of hope’
  • The gift of traditional healing
    The gift of traditional healing
  • Opening doors for Cuba
    Opening doors for Cuba
  • Prayers for Peshawar
    Prayers for Peshawar
  • Take courage
    Take courage
  • Foundation backs five youth projects
    Foundation backs five youth projects
  • The vocabulary of prayer
    The vocabulary of prayer
  • Church urged not to change marriage policy
  • Bishop of Cuba thankful for ‘bridges of hope’
  • The gift of traditional healing
  • Opening doors for Cuba
  • Prayers for Peshawar
  • Take courage
  • Foundation backs five youth projects
  • The vocabulary of prayer

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  • WCC condemns attack in synagogue

    WCC condemns attack in synagogue

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary, the Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, has issued a statement expressing sadness and concern and condemning the violent attack in a Jerusalem synagogue Nov. 18 that left four worshippers and one policeman dead and many injured.

    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted November, 19 2014
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  • First Jerusalem Sunday ‘significant’

    First Jerusalem Sunday ‘significant’

    Andrea Mann, global relations director at the Anglican Church of Canada, took some time during her presentation to Council of General Synod (CoGS) Nov. 15 to talk about how Jerusalem Sunday has furthered the Canadian church’s commitment to building a strong relationship with the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

    By André Forget
    Posted November, 19 2014
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  • ACIP calls for change in church structure

    ACIP calls for change in church structure
    On Nov. 17, representatives of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP) presented a statement to the Council of General Synod (CoGS) calling for the church to allow space for structures of governance that are more in line with indigenous ways of thinking about leadership and power, and to support the movement of indigenous Anglicans toward self-determination.
    By André Forget
    Posted November, 18 2014
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  • An emerging new sense of Canadian identity

     An emerging new sense of Canadian identity
    This country’s First Nations people provide all of us with a foundation to help define what it means to be Canadian today. I have only gradually come to appreciate this, and invite you to join me in my discovery.
    Wayne Holst
    Posted November, 18 2014
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  • Hiltz offers view of church midway to 2019

    Hiltz offers view of church midway to 2019
    Accompanying a written report about his work and travels recently, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, used his address to the Council of General Synod (CoGS) to focus attention on where the church is at in relation to the priorities and goals outlined in Vision 2019.
    By Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted November, 18 2014
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  • CoGS approves General Synod seating plan

    CoGS approves General Synod seating plan
    Mississauga, Ont.
    Dean Peter Wall, chair of the General Synod planning committee, updated the Council of General Synod (CoGS) on plans for General Synod 2016 and put forward a resolution proposing that during that meeting members of General Synod will be “seated, at times, in diocesan groups, and at other times, in mixed table groups,” depending on the agenda items.
    By Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted November, 17 2014
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  • Canadian Council of Churches, still vital at 70?

    Canadian Council of Churches, still vital at 70?
    It was 1944. As the war dragged on in Europe and the Pacific, 10 Protestant denominations came together in Canada with a new ecumenical vision: the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC). The council officially antedated by four years the World Council of Churches (WCC), whose long-expected formation was postponed by Hitler's rise.
    By Diana Swift
    Posted November, 17 2014
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  • CoGS reviews new ways of working

    CoGS reviews new ways of working
    Mississauga, Ont. 
    Council of General Synod took some time Nov. 15 to consider what council members have learned so far from the new ways of working, which were brought in as part of Vision 2019 to deal with some of the financial and administrative pressures the national church has been facing in recent years.
    By André Forget
    Posted November, 17 2014
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  • CoGS focuses on constructive role in marriage canon debate

    CoGS focuses on constructive role in marriage canon debate
    Mississauga, Ont.
    Members of Council of General Synod (CoGS) meeting here Nov. 15 were asked to consider what role they might have as the Anglican Church of Canada begins to prepare to discuss the contentious issue of proposed changes to the marriage canon that would allow for same-sex marriages.
    By Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted November, 16 2014
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  • Mishamikoweesh 'revolutionary' for Anglican Church of Canada

    Mishamikoweesh 'revolutionary' for Anglican Church of Canada
    Bishop Lydia Mamakwa and National Indigenous Bishop Mark MacDonald spoke to Council of General Synod (CoGS) Nov. 14 about the long journey toward the establishment of the first indigenous diocese in North America, the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh, and of how that journey is continuing in the wake of its creation.
    By André Forget
    Posted November, 16 2014
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