Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, today announced the appointment of the members of a commission that will carry out a broad consultation about changing the marriage canon (church law) to allow same-sex marriage.
The Ontario government has approved the Trustees of the General Synod Pension Plan’s request for a three-year window to improve the plan’s funding level and avoid immediate pension reductions of 20 to 30 per cent.
Archbishop Fred Hiltz hopes 2014 brings an "unprecedented advance" in tackling issues linked to poverty and that the church becomes known as the church for the poor.
When the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is observed around the world
this year from Jan. 18 to 25, there will be a special focus on Canada.
The staff of the Anglican Journal wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year. We will return on Jan. 2.
"The Little Towns of Bethlehem": Poet John Terpstra offers a Canadian meditation on "For unto us a child is born."
Beginning in the new year, National
Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald will also be the new area
bishop for the Northern Manitoba region of the diocese of Keewatin.
Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, today joined leaders of Toronto’s faith communities in honouring the legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who will be laid to rest on Sunday, Dec. 15.
With Christmas approaching, Archbishop Fred Hiltz today urged Anglicans, via a CBC radio interview, to think about the poor and disadvantaged, saying the church “must be in the world and for the world” as Jesus Christ was.
I read with interest an Anglican Journal letter (Dear parents with young children in church, Oct. 2013, p. 6) thanking parents for bringing their squirmy (and noisy) children to church.