International News

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...

Anglicans respond as southern Africa devastated by Cyclone Idai

More than 1,000 people are estimated to have died in a massive cyclone that devastated parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, leaving in its...

Primate offers prayers for mosque shooting victims to CoGS

Mississauga, Ont. As the meeting of Council of General Synod (CoGS) opened its session with a celebration of the Eucharist Friday March 15, primate of...

PWRDF donates $95K+ to support Rohingya refugees

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development arm, is contributing to a partner program providing...

Anglican Communion’s ecumenical expert chosen as new president of Thorneloe University

Canon Dr. John Gibaut, currently director of Unity, Faith and Order at the Anglican Communion Office, is to leave his current role to become...

‘Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue’ theme for 2019 Week of Prayer for...

The 2019 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will focus on justice, with the theme “Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue” (Deuteronomy 16:18–20)....

Anglican leaders conclude regional primates’ meeting with hope

Anglican primates from the Americas and the Caribbean have concluded their regional meeting today (Thursday) with a commitment to continue meeting regularly and working...

Anglican leaders from the Americas gather in Toronto for regional Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of eight Anglican provinces whose churches cover the territory from Cape Horn to the Arctic are gathering in Toronto for a regional primates’ meeting.