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Council holds last meeting before General Synod

Better palliative care, not permitting euthanasia or physician assisted suicide, should be the focus of medical care for the dying, is the recommendation of...

Church pensions office has millennium bug beat

While many businesses are still being bugged by looming computer problems associated with the advent of the year 2000, the Anglican Church pension department...

New hymnal delayed

Common Praise, the church's new hymn book originally scheduled to be ready for next month's General Synod, will now likely roll off the presses...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Canada

Women still out A proposal to open up an all-male group called the Bishop's Men to women in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island diocese...

Four receive Anglican Award of Merit

The Anglican Award of Merit, conferred on lay people who have made an outstanding contribution to the church, is given this year to: Betty...

Ottawa’s budget disappoints many

The president of the Canadian Council of Churches wasn't impressed with the latest federal budget - but then neither was an analyst from the...

Grizzlies and gales hamper Anglican’s unity campaign

Anglican Chris Robertson battled enraged grizzly bears, defied roaring transport trucks and stood firm in the teeth of howling gales to promote Canadian unity...

Patriarch to visit Canada

Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens will ring to hallelujahs instead of hockey fans' enthusiasm May 31 as 20,000 Orthodox Christians pack the building for a...

Christianity, other world religions ‘dysfunctional,’ claims Farrakhan

As those inside the CNE Coliseum prayed in Arabic to Allah, latecomers lined up for a thorough body search. "Sisters to the left, brothers to...

Child poverty — no quick fix

British Columbia's government should devote more time to child poverty, Archbishop David Crawley said after a meeting with Premier Glen Clark Feb. 23 that...

Bishop’s multi-faith book prompts protest calls

Bishop Michael Ingham's new book, Mansions of the Spirit, The Gospel in a Multi-Faith World, has prompted several letters and phone calls to the...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon

Organist honored A church organist with 51 years of service was honored at St. Christopher's Anglican Church , Osoyoos, B.C. Margaret Boone retired as organist...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert’s Land

Dean appointed The diocese of Saskatoon has appointed the first woman to serve as dean of a Canadian cathedral. Rev. Susan Charbonneau will be dean...

Prayer video takes on its own life

Lisa Barry, senior producer of Anglican Video, didn't expect the group's latest production to almost take on a life of its own - but,...