In summing up General Synod’s debate and vote on same-sex marriage last July, Primate Fred Hiltz concluded:
“We have been deeply divided over the solemnizing of same-sex marriage for a very long time. That has not changed.”
What do you get when you take a booming real estate market and add a high demand for worship space fuelled by the arrival of new immigrant communities? In Vancouver and Toronto, you get a red-hot market for church property, some real estate agents say.
The executive director of a Canadian ecumenical justice coalition contributed a passionate voice Wednesday, August 10, to an international panel in Montreal calling for basic change in attitudes on environmental and social issues.
Much has been said and remains to be said about the dramatic events that took place at General Synod this past June. Live streaming it from home, I found myself encouraged, dismayed, bored, embarrassed and astounded.
[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Primate of Brazil has given a warm welcome to the athletes and visitors of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, while criticising the games’ administrators for serious mismanagement.