Siobhan Bennett, a youth delegate from the diocese of Niagara, had tears in her eyes even before she started addressing the other members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS). It wasn’t long before they knew why.
A working group tasked with, among other things, looking into translating “This Holy Estate” and other materials related to the marriage canon into Indigenous languages has decided that such an undertaking would not be worthwhile, Council of General Synod (CoGS) heard Saturday, June 24.
A task force charged with coming up with proposals for guiding the responsible investing of more than a billion dollars’ worth of Anglican Church of Canada investment funds by this past spring is going to need more time, Council of General Synod (CoGS) heard Friday, June 23.
In an opening address before the spring session of Council of General Synod (CoGS) Friday, June 23, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, reflected on the church’s role in society and encouraged council members to look beyond the church’s quarrels and divisions to its wider calling of bringing justice to the world in areas such as Indigenous rights, poverty and human trafficking.
It’s early in the morning, but the lounge at Mtwara airport is already filling up when the 10 members of the PWRDF’s delegation to the diocese of Masasi file through security.