Ten more homes in the First Nations community of Pikangikum in Northern Ontario will have clean drinking water by theend of 2017 as a result of a joint effort by the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), Habitat forHumanity Manitoba, and grassroots Anglican group Pimatsiwin Nipi.
The Rev. Art Bass is a trial lawyer and Episcopal deacon in Cleveland, Tennessee. He also happens to be the mastermind behind one of the most popular Episcopal-themed pages on Facebook – a page he maintained mostly in anonymity until he was confronted with his growing online popularity at a diocesan workshop.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and leaders of the Church of England have offered prayers for those affected by the March 22 attack in Westminster which left four people dead and many injured.
It is a phrase I hear far too often these days, as our world continues to grapple with the effects of human migration.
Faith communities should feel confident about their dollars-and-cents contribution to society in the face of a growing movement to eliminate their tax-free status, attendees at a Toronto interfaith forum heard March 11.
Terence Finlay, who served as bishop of the diocese of Toronto and metropolitan of the province of Ontario from 2000-2004, died early on the morning of Monday, March 20. He was 79.
Canadian Anglican leaders have upbraided Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak for her assertion that the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was overly negative in its representation of the Indian Residential Schools system.
The former Primate of the Anglican Church of Burundi, Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, has been appointed as the Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Holy See and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome. He succeeds Archbishop David Moxon who retires in June.
It’s one of the coldest days in March, and a bitter west wind whistles between the old community housing blocks of Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood, but Andrew Au and Dorothy Wong are focussed on the streetscape, on the incongruity of the new developments, the rush of the streetcars, the way pedestrians carefully navigate the slush and road salt on the narrow sidewalk.
Training new ordained ministers is a “critical need” in many Indigenous communities—but not one traditional seminary education can easily fill, says Bishop Lydia Mamakwa, of the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh.