If there is to be hope for the future, our faith-filled response will be hard-fought and costly. It will require those with power to cast it aside.
A new task force has been formed to consider how the Anglican Church of Canada’s clergy and laity can faithfully respond to end-of-life issues.
The U.S.-led airstrike campaign is hardly a plausible solution to quelling the encroaching and horrific reign of Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the Rev. Nadim Nassar, the lone Syrian Anglican minister and director of the London, England-based, Christian charity, Awareness Foundation.
As the fight against Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa continues, the Anglican church has been heavily involved in providing both spiritual solace and material aid.
Compassion can be a powerful force for change. The Anglican Journal takes you to three communities where it is at work for and with youth.
Cultivating compassion was the goal that the Rev. Jeffrey Metcalfe and his wife, Julie Boisvert, a teacher at Grosse-Ile School, had in mind when they created a youth pilot project called the Social Justice Club in their parish in the Magdalen Islands, a small archipelago in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
One feels pity, but one has compassion. Compassion is a proactive principle at Christianity’s core: going beyond passive sympathy for another’s plight and acting to alleviate it.
Crowds lined the streets as Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s casket was carried through Hamilton to Christ’s Church Anglican Cathedral, where his funeral was held Oct. 28.
One Sunday morning, I stopped in at the Starbucks directly across the street from the Cathedral. The barista asked about my clerical collar. When I told him I worked at the (large neo-gothic) church visible from his workstation, he commented on how nice it was to see it open and lamented that it was usually closed.
Christian Zionism is a theologically-based belief about how the world will end that would likely be dismissed as a strange doctrine few Anglicans would be concerned about—if it didn’t affect Canadian and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.