The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has announced that it will send an initial grant of $10,000 through the ACT Alliance to help aid some of the more than one million people displaced by violent conflict in northern and western Iraq.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is calling for leaders in Israel and Gaza to immediately end the violence and seek a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict.
Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno was among religious and civic leaders who called for a weekend of prayer and compassion July 19-20 for more than 52,000 young children who are in United States custody after fleeing violence, murder and extortion by criminal gangs in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
Returning from the National Worship Conference, which brought more than 200 Anglicans and Lutherans together from July 20 to 23 in Edmonton, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, said he thought it was “a sign of health” for the two churches.
As violence continues to rage in the Holy Land and senior world diplomats fail in their efforts to broker a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel, a committed group of young people is making a stand for peace.
A group of Anglican clergy and laity have taken a stand against Bill C-36, the Conservative government’s proposed legislation whose Scandinavian model shifts the main criminal burden in prostitution from vendors to buyers.
In 1913, as the clouds of war gathered over Europe, island-dotted Stoney Lake remained the serene jewel of Ontario’s Kawartha cottage region. And serene jewel it still is.
More than 200 Lutherans and Anglicans from across Canada are gathering this week at the Providence Renewal Centre in Edmonton for the biennial National Worship Conference that runs from July 20 to 23.
On July 18, the Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City got the kind of automated phone call many people in the city have been getting from the Israel Defense Forces. It warned of likely military action in the vicinity and advised the people there to evacuate immediately to a different part of the city.
As a five-hour temporary ceasefire between Hamas and Israel expired and fighting resumed today, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, added his voice to the many calling for an end to the violence.