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Ban all nuclear weapons, Primate urges

Ottawa Canada must take a "strong, principled stand against the continued possession of nuclear weapons by any state," Archbishop Michael Peers told a House of...

Ethical’ investing shows remarkable growth

Social investment is not a new idea. Forty or 50 years ago, Canadians were putting their money into social grassroots movements to help create...

The way it was…

100 years ago: March 1900 Canadian Churchman reported that the Season of Lent is with us again with its solemn, earnest, yet hope- inspiring voices...

Synod’s $9-million budget up less than 1%

General Synod has set a budget of $9 million for 1998 - a figure representing an increase of less than one per cent over...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario

Better safe ... Church secretaries and administrators got tips on safety and security at a recent workshop in St. Paul's, Hazeldean/Kanata in the diocese of...

Bishop denies improper use of funds

Bishop Gordon Beardy and members of the Diocese of Keewatin vigorously deny there is anything improper in the expenditure of funds raised by the...

A labyrinthine approach

Vancouver The sound of a softly squeaking floor mingles with the music of 12th century visionary Hildegard Von Bingen. Shoeless people wander within the design...

Hectic lives can seem like busy holiday airports

IT WAS A NEW YORK-MIAMI flight, and it was turning out badly. Snow at La Guardia airport forced passengers to switch to JFK, where...

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...

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...

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...

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...