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Bishop: Basic income about ‘what’s right to do for people’

On May 3, the Anglican Church of Canada published a letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for a guaranteed basic income (GBI)...

Anglican spiritual care practitioners talk COVID-19 (Part 1)

Much has changed since COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus SARA-CoV-2, was declared a global pandemic in March—including the suspension of in-person church...

Julian of Norwich: ‘A theologian for our time’

The pandemic swept through Europe with terrifying speed, leaving in its wake a staggering death toll and severe economic dislocation.

‘A gift to the primates’

April 30 marked the end of an era at Church House as Archdeacon Paul Feheley concluded 16 years of ministry as principal secretary to the primate.

Archbishop Melissa Skelton announces retirement, episcopal election

Archbishop Melissa Skelton, bishop of the diocese of New Westminster and metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of BC and Yukon will retire February 28,...

Evangelism and revitalization focus of the Anglican Journal’s May issue

The May issue of the Anglican Journal is now online. As editor Matthew Townsend points out in his editor’s letter, things are changing quickly in...

Anglicans find humour during COVID-19 isolation

As the coronavirus pandemic continues across the globe, Anglicans are adapting to a new normal of physical distancing measures, online services and video conferencing....

‘It feels like it could hit you any minute from a different angle’: Diocese...

In recent weeks, many Canadian Anglicans have been working hard trying to find ways of doing church while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.

‘Our faith has been growing in this very difficult time’

Anglicans wondering how to pray in the time of COVID-19 might take guidance from Chinese members of their church. For Chinese Anglicans in Toronto, community and prayer have offered hope and strengthened their faith, helping them support loved ones abroad while opposing a wave of anti-Asian racism.

CoGS mulls changes to diocesan giving

As proportional gifts from dioceses to General Synod—voluntary donations that make up nearly 90% of the national organization’s net revenue—enter a third year of...

‘In tune with creation’: How the Anglican Church of Canada is taking on climate...

Archbishop Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has called on the church to take action on climate change, calling stewardship of the earth and the care of creation “a core responsibility of our faith.”

Evensong renaissance

Last spring, All Saints’ Anglican Church in Huntsville, Ont., decided to try something new.

Toronto, Central Newfoundland dioceses declare jubilee for parishes

Two more dioceses in the Anglican Church of Canada have announced measures to help parishes struggling with finances during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canadian Anglicans respond as pandemic disrupts family life

While concerns grow about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns on families and children, some Canadian Anglicans have been reaching out in new ways to help them.

‘Where there is love’: Reflections on caring in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

The first time I went to Providence Health Care’s Crosstown Clinic on Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside (DTES) was a surreal experience.