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Ingham caught between bishops, diocesan council

Bishop Michael Ingham is being advised by his diocesan council to ignore a national House of Bishops resolution urging him to delay making a...

None of us is a stereotype to God

I SOMETIMES FIND driving in Britain stressful. This summer I dealt with not only the usual Yorkshire sheep, but once with a horse, galloping...

Canada news briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon

New parish in New Westminster The new millennium will welcome a new parish into the Diocese of New Westminster. On Jan. 1, 2000, the...

Archbishop Curtis announces retirement

Archbishop Barry CurtisArchbishop Barry Curtis closed the 62nd Synod of the Diocese of Calgary by saying he will retire June 30, 1999. "After 40...

Supremacy of Scripture essential to Anglicanism, says Stott

John Stott is a preacher, speaker and author of more than 40 books. Rector emeritus of All Souls Church, London, England, he has been...

Legal bills mount as lawsuit numbers climb

Lawyers' and counselling fees related to residential schools problems have already cost the church over $129,000 this year and the church's treasurer expects it...

Canada news briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert’s Land

Interest in labyrinths Interest in labyrinths, an ancient form of walking meditation, has been springing up across the country. Sorrento Centre in B.C. built one...

Hymn book release celebrated

The new hymn book, Common Praise, comes off the presses at Transcontinental Printing Inc. in Peterborough, Ont.Anglicans had to navigate through crushing crowds...

Nail-biting time at PWRDF

Canadians have given generously to the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund this year to help Canadian victims of the ice storm and victims...

Natives, churches, feds seek way out of lawsuits

Natives, national churches and the federal government are meeting to explore alternatives to battling in court over the legacy of residential schools. "All the indicators...

Canada news briefs

Video wins award Anglican Video has won a Bronze Reel Award at the International Television and Video Association Festival for the program The Power...

Montreal priests want licensing canon changed

Two priests from the Diocese of Montreal want the Anglican Church to amend controversial new rules on the licensing and firing of priests. Canon...

Canada news briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario

Raffles discouraged Stick to craft fairs and auctions and avoid the raffles, Bishop Peter Mason of the Diocese of Ontario has advised the Anglican Church...

Nisga’a chief defends land deal

The vocal opposition to the proposed Nisga'a treaty comes as no surprise to the president of the Nisga'a Tribal Council. ...

Canada briefs

Hymn book delayed DIANE PAQUETTE STAFF WRITER Printing delays mean copies of the new hymn book, Common Praise, may not be available in time for its official...