Religious and indigenous leaders from Canada and the United States today urged U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to begin negotiations that would “right historic wrongs” and promote “water stewardship” in the Columbia River Treaty.
In early September the monsoon season brought torrential rains, flooding and landslides to Pakistan and northern India, leaving almost 500 dead and thousands injured, homeless and hungry.
Anglicans are being urged to join the global conversation on climate change.
The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is responding to the Ebola crisis in Western Africa by sending $15,000 through the Action by Churches Together (ACT) Alliance to help people in Liberia detect symptoms and prevent the spread of the disease.
ISIS/ISIL in Iraq and Syria; Boko Haram in Nigeria; Kim Jong-un in North Korea; the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt—these are all players in a worsening world pattern of persecution targeting Christians as well as other religious and ethnic groups.
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.
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…
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?
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).