On April 8, 1917, Canon Frederick George Scott was preparing a service of Holy Communion to celebrate Easter Sunday in a YMCA hut in the French town of Ecoivres.
In the wake of the Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt April 9 and the suspected chemical attack in Syria April 4, the primate of the Anglican Church of Canada today asked Anglicans to pray for the victims, their grieving families and churches who continue bear witness to their faith in the midst of conflict.
At least 44 people have been killed after terrorists linked to Daesh detonated bombs at two Coptic churches in Egypt. The blasts took place Sunday, April 9 – a day when both eastern and western Christian traditions celebrated Palm Sunday.
As we make our way through Holy Week – that time of such wondrous love, when for my sake and that of all the world Christ gave himself to death, there are two moments when I am invariably ‘undone’.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, has called for a cultural shift as he expressed deep sympathy to the families of the victims of a suspected nerve gas attack in Idlib province in Syria.
New reconciliation animator Melanie Delva (left) and Indian residential school survivor Terry Aleck at the TRC’s Walk for Reconciliation in 2015. File photo: Anglican Journal The Anglican Church of Canada’s new reconciliation animator, says the church needs to see…
It shouldn’t surprise anyone that China’s leaders are “deeply fearful of any manifestation of religious belief,” since it is “perpetually insecure about its hold on power,” said David Mulroney, Canada’s former ambassador to China.
The Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development agency is contributing $20,000 to help people stricken by recent dramatic flooding in Peru.
Canon Cathy Campbell, a retired priest and former academic researcher on food security issues, will be the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund’s (PWRDF) new representative on the board of Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB).