It’s a safe bet that Capt. John Hodges Pipon of her Majesty’s Corps of Royal Engineers would be surprised, and perhaps pleased, that people still talk about him 160 years after his untimely death.
Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, will visit London, England, in December to take part in the Mission to Seafarers’ annual Christmas carol service.
Then God said, “Let the earth put forth vegetation: plants yielding seed, and fruit trees of every kind on earth that bear fruit with the seed in it. And it was so. The earth brought forth vegetation: plants yielding seed of every kind, and trees of every kind bearing fruit with the seed in it. And God saw that it was good."
Since their inception 50 years ago, ecumenical dialogues between Roman Catholic and Anglican churches have often focussed on arcane points of doctrinal similarity and difference.
Being proactive, building links and bringing peace to a world in turmoil – those are the main tasks ahead for the Anglican Communion and its leaders, according to the chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop Paul Kwong.
We may be living in what Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor (and many others) have called a secular age, but that doesn’t mean governments around the world have stopped trying to control the religious behaviour of their citizens.
The Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development agency is asking for donations to support the people of Haiti as they attempt to cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.
While the decision by some provinces in the Anglican Communion to accept the ordination of women and same-sex marriage have posed new obstacles to formal unity between Anglicans and Roman Catholics, a common declaration issued by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis October 5 reaffirmed their commitment to ecumenical work.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis have commissioned 19 pairs of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops from across the world to take part in united mission in their local areas.
The provincial synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa has voted against the introduction of blessing services for same-sex marriages.