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  • Bugandan P.M. visits Canadian church

    Bugandan P.M. visits Canadian church
    The prime minister and a delegation of officials from the Kingdom of Buganda in Uganda visited the national offices of the Anglican Church of Canada in Toronto today, as a part of the Canadian leg of an international tour to the U.K., Sweden, Canada and the U.S.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted August, 29 2014
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  • Groups deplore 'crimes against humanity' in Iraq

    Groups deplore 'crimes against humanity' in Iraq

    Residents flee Mosul, where the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) has given Christians and other minority groups an ultimatum: convert to Islam, pay an exorbitant tax or be executed. Photo: UNHCR/Inge Colijn Eleven international Christian and Muslim groups have…

    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted August, 25 2014
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  • Weighing the Anglican response in the Mideast

    Weighing the Anglican response in the Mideast
    Witnessing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the media, Canadian Anglicans, like so many others, may be asking themselves what can and should be done to end the ongoing strife. The Anglican Journal asked some Canadian Anglicans if they think the church should be involved in the issue, and if so, how? 
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted August, 13 2014
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  • Council works for social justice in Philippines

    Council works for social justice in Philippines

    In a passionate talk at the national office of the Anglican Church of Canada in Toronto, Fr. Rex Reyes updated staff on Christian development efforts in the earthquake—and the typhoon-prone Philippines. Reyes, a senior Episcopal priest in the diocese of Central Philippines, is also serving his second term as general secretary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), a partner of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF).

     
    by Diana Swift
    Posted August, 07 2014
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  • PWRDF sends aid to Iraq

    PWRDF sends aid to Iraq
    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.
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted July, 31 2014
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  • Welby calls for end to Gaza violence

    Welby calls for end to Gaza violence
    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.
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted July, 30 2014
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  • Religious leaders call for prayers for migrant children

    Religious leaders call for prayers for migrant children
    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.
    by Episcopal News, Los Angeles
    Posted July, 29 2014
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  • Interfaith youth defy violence in Jerusalem

    Interfaith youth defy violence in Jerusalem
    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.
    by Diana Swift
    Posted July, 25 2014
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  • Caring in the midst of Gaza turmoil

    Caring in the midst of Gaza turmoil
    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.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted July, 21 2014
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  • Primate calls for peace and prayers

    Primate calls for peace and prayers
    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. 
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted July, 17 2014
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