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Marriage canon amendment fails to pass at General Synod

The Anglican Church of Canada will maintain its traditional definition of marriage after a vote to amend the marriage canon failed to pass at...

Egan, Moses elected new prolocutor and deputy prolocutor

Vancouver The Rev. Karen Egan, who has served as director of pastoral studies at Montreal Diocesan Theological College since 2013, was elected prolocutor of General...

General Synod practices respectful talking, listening ahead of same-sex marriage vote

We need to be aware of our own emotional states if we’re to really make room for other people in our discussions, priest and psychologist Canon Martin Brokenleg told General Synod Thursday, July 11.

‘We were so full of our own self-importance’: Primate apologizes for spiritual harm inflicted...

Vancouver  In a speech that stirred emotional reactions and caused members of General Synod to rise to their feet, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the...

General Synod hears complex ‘lessons learned’ from Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement

The signing of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA) was a tumultuous experience for the Anglican Church of Canada—one that transformed the church’s...

Anglican Journal subscription confirmation deadline extended

The deadline to confirm your subscription with the Anglican Journal has been extended to Oct. 31. Also, a special, digital-only edition focused on the environment will be published in August.

ACIP representatives granted membership at General Synod

Representatives of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP) are now full voting members of General Synod 2019.

‘We are called to something greater’: Church leaders seek discipleship and renewal as 42nd...

“We, all of us, are living in the economy that is described in the Book of Revelation as the prelude to God’s intervention in human history, in a final and definitive way.”

Youth find fellowship in General Synod preparation

Vancouver When it came to delegate preparation at the 42nd General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, it’s fair to say that young people...

National office’s communications director to resign

The Anglican Church of Canada's director of communications, Meghan Kilty, will be stepping down July 19 from the role she has filled for more than four years.

Feather Dance textile arts project a ‘witness to reconciliation’

The lives of Indigenous children who died in residential schools are now woven into the very fabric of ministry at St. Hildegard’s Sanctuary. 

From cults to colonialism: Tri-History Conference explores church role in trauma, survival

Stories of trauma and survival were central to the latest meeting of the Tri-History Conference, an international gathering of Anglican and Episcopal historians and archivists that took place from June 18-21 at Trinity College and Wycliffe College.

General Synod: A Primer

More than 350 Anglicans from across Canada—delegates, partners, invited guests, displayers, volunteers and observers—will gather July 10-16 in Vancouver for the 42nd General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada.

Get to know the primatial candidates

The five bishops nominated for primate of the Anglican Church of Canada share visions for the future At the meeting of General Synod in July,...

Teaching retreats bolster contemporary Anglican formation at VST

At the Vancouver School of Theology (VST), student experience in previous generations was often very different than it is for many who enrol in classes today.