Leaders of 23 churches have written to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to express concern about the government’s decision to expand the Canadian military mission against the extremist group ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
Parishioners from four different Anglican churches in the diocese of Niagara embarked on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic in late February this year.
The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) announced an initial grant of $20,000 in relief funds for the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam caused massive destruction on March 13.
Seventeen bishops representing 15 provinces of the Anglican Communion are urging Anglicans across the world to recognize climate change as “the most urgent moral issue of our day.”
The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA) has urged Anglican churches in the West to “refrain from making unilateral decisions” regarding human sexuality, saying it will further divisions in the Anglican Communion.
A multi-faith group in Vancouver, B.C., has issued a formal invitation to Pope Francis to tour the city’s Downtown Eastside and two First Nations reserves.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has spoken via cell phone to those mourning the victims of suicide bombings of two churches in Lahore, Pakistan, at a funeral service on March 16.
Many people observe Lent with different sorts of fasts, but some Canadian Anglican leaders have spent time during this Lenten season participating in a rolling Fast for the Climate that is slated to last a full year.
Members of synod for the Episcopal Church of Cuba narrowly voted in favour of returning to the church’s former affiliation with The Episcopal Church at their recent meeting last month in Cardenas, Cuba.
On the international stage, conversations about Canada and climate change tend to focus exclusively on the tar sands of Alberta, but this was not the case at the recent Anglican “Eco-Bishops conference” held Feb. 23 to 27, in Cape Town, South Africa.