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  • Ballet tells story of residential school students

    Ballet tells story of residential school students
    On October 1 the Royal Winnipeg Ballet opens its 75th season with an emotionally charged dramatization of healing in the wake of Canada’s residential school system. 
    by André Forget
    Posted September, 30 2014
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  • Shared ministry thrives in Australia

    Shared ministry thrives in Australia
    On a recent visit to the Anglican Church of Canada’s national office in Toronto, the archdeacon of the diocese of North Queensland, Chris Wright, sat down with the Anglican Journal to talk about the similarities between mission in the Canadian and Australian contexts.
    by André Forget
    Posted September, 30 2014
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  • Welby backs airstrikes against ISIS

    Welby backs airstrikes against ISIS
    Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has thrown his support behind the military airstrikes against the Islamic State (known also as ISIL or ISIS), a radical organization of insurgents in Iraq and Syria attempting to create a “caliphate,” or Islamic government ruled by a single individual in accordance with Sharia law.
    by André Forget
    Posted September, 29 2014
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  • Diocese negotiates with city to preserve building

    Diocese negotiates with city to preserve building
    The Anglican diocese of British Columbia is in discussions with the City of Victoria with the aim of preserving the building that houses the St. James Mission of Christ Church Cathedral School, said Peter Daniel, asset manager for the diocese.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted September, 29 2014
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  • Back to Church Sunday events adopt local flavour

    Back to Church Sunday events adopt local flavour
    This Sunday, Sept. 28, many Anglican churches across Canada will be holding Back to Church-themed services and events.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted September, 26 2014
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  • Anglican-Lutheran covenant enlivens churches in Peterborough

    Anglican-Lutheran covenant enlivens churches in Peterborough
    Faced with dwindling congregations housed in large, costly buildings, is there another way for parishes to forge new ways of working together that build unity, share resources and present a different image of church to society?
    Murray MacAdam
    Posted September, 26 2014
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  • Marching toward change

    Marching toward change
    With more than 310,000 participants, including religious leaders from around the world, the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21 was the largest demonstration for climate action in history.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted September, 25 2014
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  • End of an era as Anglican House closes

    End of an era as Anglican House closes
    Saint John, N.B.
    Victims of declining demands for print products and the trend toward making online purchases at more competitive prices, Anglican House and its neighbour, Ten Thousand Villages, will close at the end of this year.
    Beatrice Paez
    Posted September, 23 2014
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  • Bishop of Montreal posts bond for refugee claimant

    Bishop of Montreal posts bond for refugee claimant
    Over a year after seeking refuge in a Montreal church, an ailing Pakistani woman threatened with deportation has been able to exchange her sanctuary in the church for what freedom her health permits under a $5,000 bond posted by Bishop Barry Clarke of Montreal.
    by Harvey Shepherd
    Posted September, 23 2014
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  • 2014 Gifts for Mission guide published

    2014 Gifts for Mission guide published
    Whether it is a gift of $125 to support suicide prevention strategies in First Nations and Inuit communities, $55 to help Anglicans and Lutherans develop advocacy skills to end homelessness in Canada or $25 to provide hot lunches for a child in Haiti for six months, the Anglican Church of Canada’s Gifts for Mission guide offers a different kind of shopping experience. 
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted September, 22 2014
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