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  • Ecumenism must involve dialogue & social action, says Welby

    Ecumenism must involve dialogue & social action, says Welby
    Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has underscored the value of continuing ecumenical dialogue at a “passionate theological level” while at the same time having “a closer relationship of action” that addresses the needs of the world in such areas as poverty and social justice.
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted April, 11 2014
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  • Welby & Hiltz discuss issues of sexuality, reconciliation

    Welby & Hiltz discuss issues of sexuality, reconciliation
    When Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met with the primate, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, he was “very interested” in the work of the Anglican Church of Canada’s commission on the marriage canon because of the reality that the Church of England will have to wrestle with the issue of same-sex marriage following its legislation in the U.K.
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted April, 10 2014
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  • Welby explains gays and violence in Africa remarks

    Welby explains gays and violence in Africa remarks
    After a 12-hour day of back-to-back engagements, a jet-lagged Justin Welby, the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury, sat down for a 15-minute interview with the Anglican Journal late Tuesday evening, April 8. 
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted April, 09 2014
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  • Welbys visit Canadian offices

    Welbys visit Canadian offices

    The national office of the Anglican Church of Canada in Toronto was abuzz with excitement as staff welcomed Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and his wife, Caroline, for a brief stop in a tightly scheduled visit to Canada from April 7 to 9. 

    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted April, 08 2014
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  • The Canterbury visits

    The Canterbury visits

    Since his enthronement in March 2013 as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby has visited 14 churches and provinces of the Anglican Communion. He and his wife, Catherine, are expected to arrive in Toronto this afternoon for a two-day “personal, pastoral visit.”

    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted April, 07 2014
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  • Bishops to discuss climate change

    Bishops to discuss climate change

    Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, has invited 20 bishops from the Anglican Communion to join him in a “process of discussion and discernment” about what churches can do in the face of climate change and ecological degradation. 

    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted March, 25 2014
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  • Faith groups sign accord to combat modern slavery, human trafficking

    Faith groups sign accord to combat modern slavery, human trafficking
    For the first time in history, Anglican, Roman Catholic and Muslim leaders have agreed to work together to combat modern slavery and human trafficking, calling them “crimes against humanity.”
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted March, 21 2014
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  • Brave new republic

    Brave new republic

    The high hopes for peace and prosperity that rang in the birth of the world's youngest country in July 2011 have been dashed by armed clashes between government soldiers, rebel militias and tribal loyalists. Since the latest conflict erupted last December, thousands of civilians have been raped or killed and hundreds of thousands have fled their homes. 

    by Diana Swift
    Posted March, 21 2014
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  • 'I am delighted to be here at last'

    'I am delighted to be here at last'
    With ancient ceremony, under the sails of the Vancouver Convention Centre, and before 1300 plus Anglicans and their guests, Melissa Skelton was ordained a bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada on March 1.  
    by Neale Adams
    Posted March, 03 2014
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  • South Sudan conflict hits home for Winnipeggers

    South Sudan conflict hits home for Winnipeggers
    A refugee camp in northern Uganda was the last place the Rev. Reuben Garang expected to be reunited with his brothers and sisters. They had been separated for 25 years, following the second Sudanese civil war in the 1980s. 
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted February, 24 2014
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