Anglican Journal Staff

Anglican Journal Staff

Dioceses offset legal fees

Two dioceses have made generous donations to the diocese of New Westminster to help offset legal costs associated with litigation over church property rights.In June,

Bishop Gregory Kerr-Wilson Photo: Contributed

Bishop for Calgary

Bishop Gregory Kerr-Wilson of the diocese of Qu’ Appelle has been elected the new bishop for the diocese of Calgary. He will be installed Sept.

Bishop-elect Ellinah Ntfombi Wamukoya

First female Anglican bishop in Africa

On July 18, the diocese of Swaziland elected the first female Anglican bishop in Africa, 20 years after the Church of the Province of Southern

American Atheists advertising campaign seeks to keep religion out of U.S. politics. Photo: Shutterstock

Billboards attack Christianity and Mormonism

David Silverman, president of New Jersey-based American Atheists,, unveiled the organization’s newest billboard campaign, which mocks religion in the political landscape. The billboards feature

The spires of Oxford University were the backdrop for a recent Anglican-Jewish Commission meeting. Photo: Douglas Freer

Anglicans and Jews discuss religion and democracy

The sixth meeting of the Anglican-Jewish Commission of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and the Archbishop of Canterbury’s office took place at Mansfield College, Oxford,

The situation in the Sahel has “deteriorated dramatically” due to drought, rising food prices and population displacement, according to CIDA. Photo: Canadian Foodgrains Bank

CIDA to match funds for drought-plagued Sahel

The Canadian government has announced that it will match donations made by Canadians to eligible charities responding to the crisis in Sahel, a sub-Saharan region

Canterbury Christ Church Cathedral will host the inaugural lecture in the new series. Photo: Nigel Chadwick

Annual lecture to salute Rowan Williams

A new international lecture series in honour of the Most Rev. Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, will be launched this year by Colleges and

Pope Benedict has proclaimed a year of faith to mark the 50th anniversary of Vatican II. Photo: Michael Mrozek

Catholic Year of Faith to begin this fall

In Porta Fidea (“The Door of Faith”), his apostolic letter of October 2011, Pope Benedict XVI declared that a Year of Faith will begin on