International News

Federal grant extends PWRDF maternal and child health program for pandemic

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has received major support from the Government of Canada, allowing it to extend its maternal and...

Episcopal bishops grapple with life in a COVID-19 epicentre

Since the first cases appeared there in early spring, the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the United States. The Centre for Disease Control reports, at...

Activists highlight Canada’s role on 75th anniversary of atomic bombings

Nuclear disarmament advocates, including a prominent Anglican voice, held an online event Aug. 6 to commemorate 75 years since the atomic bombings of Japan...

Churches call for prayers, support as depth of Beirut crisis emerges

Anglicans and other Christian organizations are sending prayers and financial support to Lebanon, a country with a significant Christian population, after a massive explosion...

‘Invite everyone to more’: A conversation with Canon Stephanie Spellers

Canon Stephanie Spellers is the canon to the presiding bishop for evangelism, reconciliation and creation care in the U.S.-based Episcopal Church. She was appointed...

On a South Dakota reservation, church strives for ‘love in the time of the...

Editor’s note: As Indigenous Anglicans respond to COVID-19—including a letter issued by National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop Mark MacDonald and stories of people heading to...

‘Nothing can stop us all being in prayer’: Thy Kingdom Come 2020 resources include...

For the fifth year in a row, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is inviting the world’s Christians to pray, from Ascension to Pentecost, that others may come to know Jesus.

Europe’s churches bring light to lockdown

Every day at noon, Edgardo Sasuman, sacristan for St. James Episcopal Church in Florence, Italy, rings the church’s bells. It’s a call of solidarity...

‘Each day carries the fear of succumbing to the virus’: Anglicans in Italy experience...

The novel coronavirus and the disease caused by it (COVID-19) continues to spread around the world. As of March 3, the World Health Organization...

Primates meet in Jordan ahead of Lambeth Conference

Primates from 33 of the Anglican Communion’s 40 provinces met in Jordan Jan. 13-15 for the last full primates’ meeting before the 2020 Lambeth...

‘You weep before you get to Bethlehem’

For the past quarter-century, Canon Richard LeSueur, who lectured at St. George’s College in Jerusalem in the early 1990s, has been returning to the Holy Land for one month almost every year to teach or lead pilgrimages.

Discovering God in the rhythm of prayer

In its 2018-2019 year, the Community of St. Anselm had its first Canadian member: Melissa Ritz, 29, an Anglican from Edmonton. The Anglican Journal's Tali Folkins spoke with Ritz to learn more about her experience of what Lambeth Palace calls “a daring experiment in following Christ.”

Anglicans respond to Hurricane Dorian devastation

When Archdeacon Keith Cartwright, archdeacon of the southern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, visited Haiti in the wake of the 2010 earthquake,...

Rio Grande bishop: U.S. asylum crisis ‘a moral issue, and not a complicated one’

“Two basic factors are exacerbating each other. The first is that the system was designed to catch and detain illegal migrants, not legal asylum...

California synagogue shooting “hurt us all”

A gunman opened fire inside a Poway, Calif., synagogue April 27, the final night of the Jewish celebration of Passover, killing one woman and...