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Peace activists target cenotaph

Like the prophet Isaiah, former Toronto New Democrat MP and anti-war activist Rev. Dan Heap wants to turn swords into ploughshares. His target is...

Anglicans need to talk to each other – Ingham

Anglicans need a new ecumenism - within our own church - says Bishop Michael Ingham of New Westminster. Ingham ...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Canada

Peaceful new home A refugee from Nigeria who survived being shot in the head by the army while his wife and two young children were...

Primate’s fund aids victims of hunger and tidal wave

The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund has sent $25,000 to help a drought- and war-stricken Sudan. That's in addition to the $25,000 it sent...

Tyndale College hires Tyndale the man

The Ontario Bible College/Ontario Theological Seminary in Toronto, the oldest and largest theological school in Canada, recently announced three significant changes. First, it has...

Chaplains from Missions to Seamen across continent share stories

The issues Rev. Brian Evans deals with are sometimes very similar, but in other cases vastly different, from those faced by his fellow ministers. "I've...

Church House staff approve new model

Employees at Church House have voted in favour of a staff association model that will give them a unified voice for the first time. The...

Beardy cleared after police investigation

No criminal charges will be laid by the Ontario Provincial Police following an investigation into the use of proceeds of a walk for Native...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon

Residential schools lawsuit underway A B.C. Supreme Court ruling that the United Church of Canada and the federal government are liable for sexual assaults committed...

Unbaptized receive communion

The welcome is upbeat, gracious, and theological: "All persons who seek God and are drawn to Christ are welcome to receive the Sacrament of...

Healing the body, mind and church

IN JERUSALEM A YEAR AGO I was going up a set of stairs made of rough stone when I turned my ankle and fell. The...

Meltdown in Montreal

Montreal In nine days of meeting on McGill University campus here at the end of May, the Anglican Church's chief governing body approved...

Alpha grows in spite of controversy

Suspension by Toronto's St. Paul's Bloor St. of an Alpha group last year might have jolted the evangelism program - but it has not...

Christian TV gets licence

Crossroads founder Davis Mainse now has a licence for a Christian Television station in southern Ontario.Religious television in Canada is headed for uncharted territory...

Primate says evangelism most effective at local level

Winnipeg "Evangelism as an activity is something that happens most forcefully, effectively and appropriately at the local level," said Archbishop Michael Peers at the opening...