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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 some

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 bishop’s

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 has

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

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 divine

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 Gracie,

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

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 C.D.

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