As Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 90th birthday today, April 21, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, joined many others around the world in congratulating her.
With Earth Day approaching Friday, April 22, the heads of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) are echoing an appeal, made at an international church conference last fall, for urgent action against climate change.
The Supreme Governor of the Church of England, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, celebrates her 90th birthday today; and members of the Anglican Consultative Council took time out of their ACC-16 meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, to send her birthday greetings.
Walking home from a riveting lecture on Christianity and peace, I had just started to cross the quiet intersection that leads to my neighbourhood when a black SUV, creeping past the stop line, hesitatingly pulled through the intersection and cut me off.
A scene from the opening service of the Anglican Consultative Council 2016 meeting in Lusaka, Zambia. Photo: ACNS Lusaka, Zambia The outgoing chair of the Anglican Consultative Council says ACC-16, which concluded here April 19, formed a unique…
While the government has now tabled legislation to clarify the laws around assisted dying, responses from some members of the Anglican Church of Canada’s task force on assisted dying reveal that the church—and Canadian society—remain divided about how widely available assisted dying should be.
A Vancouver rectory is set to become one of the newest of a number of intentional communities recently planned or launched by Anglicans in Canada.
An April 18 Anglican Consultative Council marathon resolution-passing session saw ACC members take stands on climate change, gender justice, safe church environments, youth involvement in the communion, solidarity with persecuted people, and interfaith and ecumenical relations, among other issues.
In November 2015, Elizabeth Murray was invested into the Order of the Diocese of New Westminster at the nomination of Bishop Melissa Skelton. “It was awesome. I felt humbled and honoured,” said the British Columbia octogenarian.
When General Synod meets in Richmond Hill, Ont., July 7-12, the worship will focus on getting back to the roots of the Anglican liturgy, according to the Rev. Martha Tatarnic, chair of the General Synod 2016 worship committee.