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Five years after the ‘Syrian surge,’ refugee sponsorship levels remain high. Is it enough?

In the fall of 2019, Archbishop Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, sent a letter to Jack Palmer-White, Anglican Communion’s permanent...

Resurrection comes to Fort McMurray

For almost four years, Fort McMurray has been recovering from the fire which, at the height of evacuation, forced more than 80,000 people to flee their homes. In the aftermath of the disaster, local churches played a vital role in helping the community rebuild.

When we breathe our last

Around the world, death cafés allow people of all faiths (and of none) to gather and discuss one of life’s greatest mysteries: its end. Before...

Eucharistic feast, fast or famine?

Anglican leaders offer a diverse set of responses and recommendations about Holy Eucharist in the time of COVID-19 Leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada...

Anglican Foundation offers loan payment relief to parishes

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) is extending the repayment period and suspending interest charges on loans to help loanees struggling with financial stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the foundation announced this week.

World impacts of COVID-19 take centre stage for Global Relations

“The pandemic has increasingly become the focus of Global Relations conversations and our meetings with colleagues and partners,” director Andrea Mann says.

N.L. ‘Coffee Table’ discipleship moves online during pandemic

On Wednesday nights in Lent, members of the Parish of St. Michael and All Angels in St. John’s, N.L., and a couple of neighbouring...

Saskatchewan Anglicans, Lutherans, Roman Catholics, Ukrainian Catholics pledge joint worship, ministry

Anglicans, Lutherans, Roman Catholics and Ukrainian Catholics across the civil province of Saskatchewan can expect to be worshipping and ministering together in a wide...

Eastern dioceses roll out COVID-19 telephone care lines

As the COVID-19 pandemic leaves Canadians increasingly anxious and uncertain, new telephone-based care lines are helping Anglican clergy offer prayers and a listening ear. On...

More dioceses announce financial support for parishes during COVID-19 crisis

The diocese of Nova Scotia and P.E.I. and diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador have announced plans to help parishes facing financial challenges in...

Diocese of New Westminster announces $2 million financial assistance package

The diocese of New Westminster has announced a financial assistance package of approximately $2 million meant to ease financial strain on parishes in the...

‘It’s like a rolling high tide that’s coming’: Indigenous communities prepare for COVID-19

As Indigenous communities across Canada ramp up social distancing and isolation measures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Anglican Indigenous leaders say...

As COVID-19 reaches congregations, parish nurses offer observations, advice

In recent days, COVID-19—the disease caused by a novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, last December—has continued to spread globally, affecting worship around the world.

World Day of Prayer 2020 draws on Zimbabwean experience

Christian women around the world will call for healing and justice on Friday, March 6, as they lead more than 140 countries in the annual World Day of Prayer (WDP).

Dioceses respond, adapt as coronavirus spreads to Canada

As cases of the novel coronavirus are confirmed in Canada, Anglican leaders have responded with a review of good hygiene practices in pastoral care...