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Journal requests confirmation from subscribers

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$200,000 donation boosts suicide prevention program

Efforts to address the suicide crisis in Indigenous communities have received a major boost in the form of a $200,000 donation, gifted by an...

‘She was not long with us, but she was here’: Families of missing and...

On a table set against the wall of St. James Cathedral in Toronto, an array of framed photographs shows the smiling face of Patricia...

CoGS passes Anglican Journal changes

Changes to the mandate, governance and editorial policy of the Anglican Journal and the introduction of an editorial board were approved by Council of General Synod...

156-year-old church destroyed in fire

Parishioners of St. James’ Anglican Church in Roseneath, Ont., are grieving the loss of their church after the historic building was destroyed by a...

CoGS considers ministry, pension plan

At its March meeting in Mississauga, the Council of General Synod (CoGS) devoted significant discussion to the formation of a self-determining Indigenous church, same-sex marriage, the future of the Anglican Journal and matters of finance.

Indigenous self-determination measures headed to vote

An amendment to Canon XXII that would make the church’s National Indigenous Ministry more self-governing will be up for a vote at General Synod...

Anglican Journal sees staff changes

Three staffing transitions—two appointments and one retirement—have come to the Anglican Journal since the start of this year.

‘Our people are still so much in need of healing’

Last November, there was a new leader at the Anglican Church of Canada’s national office: Martha Many Grey Horses had arrived to take up her new role as coordinator of the Anglican Healing Fund, which gives grants to support the recovery of Indigenous people from the Indian Residential School system.

When trafficking victims are shackled by debt, can financial institutions help?

A woman and a man enter a bank together and request to take out a loan in the woman’s name. She signs the required...

Churches transform relationships with communities through the arts

In a largely secular era, the challenge of building relationships beyond church walls has forced many Anglican congregations to rethink their traditional approaches to fostering community.

Three suffragan bishops elected in diocese of the Arctic

The diocese of the Arctic elected three new suffragan bishops at its diocesan synod on March 28.

Toronto bishops issue statement in support of Kevin Robertson and same-sex spouse

The same-sex spouse of Kevin Robertson, area bishop of York-Scarborough in the diocese of Toronto, will go to England at the time of the...

Former Anglican priest sentenced for sexual abuse

Former Anglican priest David Norton was sentenced to nine years in prison March 22 for sexually abusing four boys from Chippewas of the Thames...

House of Bishops nominates five for primate

Five bishops were nominated to stand for election as the 14th primate of the Anglican Church of Canada at the national House of Bishops...