International News

Ugandan bishop, people ‘going through pain’

The lines of agony and loss are etched deeply into the face of 62-year old MacLeord Baker Ochola. He is not a bitter man....

World briefs

Bishop's wife killed Berta Sengulane, the wife of Bishop Dinis Sengulane of Mozambique, was killed in a car accident in November. Mrs. Sengulane was in the...

New church forum approved

At the same time as some Orthodox churches are threatening to desert the World Council of Churches, the eighth assembly of the council has...

Women’s work still not done

The Ecumenical Decade of Churches in Solidarity with Women has been a failure, and more work is needed, says a group that gathered to...

Jews upset at remarks

Charges that Jewish leaders use the Holocaust as a club to oppress others drew an angry response from a spokesman for the Canadian Jewish...

Carey lends political clout

Frustrated by lack of government assistance and dwarfed by the Roman Catholic population, Anglicans in Central America turned to the Archbishop of...

Bishop’s death sparks fear for Sudanese church

Bishop Daniel Zindo Anglicanism in Sudan, a country embroiled in civil war, has been thrown into turmoil after the primate of Sudan was killed...

World news briefs

Gays, lesbians host post-Lambeth dialogue on sexuality (ENS)-An all-day After Lambeth conference organized by Britain's Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement drew representatives from...

Lay presidency legislation stalls

The Archbishop of Sydney, Australia, has halted the move towards lay presidency in his diocese by preventing third and final reading of his synod's...

World Council head appeals for hope

The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches appealed for hope in the global ecumenical movement during a recent visit to Canada, in...

Young Montrealers inspire Anglican church in Honduras

A group of young people feared their trip to Honduras in July was over before it started, says the youth co-ordinator of a church...

World Briefs

Ads were Alpha's Alpha is taking over the Church of England - at least according to the CBC. Newsworld ran a story recently about a...

‘Language of hate’ blamed in murder

The savage killing of a gay Episcopalian university student in Wyoming has led to renewed calls for anti-hate laws and an appeal from the...

Religious volunteers strong in Amnesty

Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion, according to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Fifty years after the...

Volunteers urgently needed

When Helen Parker went to work at a health centre in Kenya run by the Anglican Church, she couldn't understand why more villagers weren't...