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‘Love needs to be a part of our action’: A conversation with John Borrows

As part of this issue’s exploration of colonialism and its legacy, the Anglican Journal spoke with Anishinaabe legal scholar John Borrows, Canada research chair in Indigenous law at the University of Victoria, where he co-founded the world’s first joint program in Indigenous law and non-Indigenous law.

Evangelically-raised students ‘come home’ to Anglican tradition

When the Anglican Journal spoke with Christine Ivy, Tom Hubschmid and Caleb Upton, it became apparent that they had something in common: all three aspiring priests had come to Anglicanism in their adulthood after an upbringing in more evangelical denominations.

‘God just places the call on your heart’: Theology students aspire to an uncertain...

Christine Ivy always knew that becoming a priest would mean uncertain career prospects.

CoGS commends amended marriage resolution to recognize different understandings, Indigenous rights

When General Synod considers this July whether to allow same-sex marriages in the church, the resolution it will vote on is expected to differ in some respects from the resolution that passed first reading in 2016.

Letters to the editor, February 2019

Are science and religion opposed? Re: letter from Dr. Frank Thompson (“Views of scientists wanted,” Dec. 2018, p. 5), I quote: “Some say that religion...

Acknowledging the painful errors of our past

A few decades ago, I heard a classmate-friend give a comparison and an example that has been clinging to me since.

Prayer at Epiphany

God of pilgrims, teach us to recognize your dwelling-place in the love, generosity, and support of those with whom we share our journey, and...

Twelve Step Eucharist bridges recovery and faith

“We’re all in recovery of some sort,” says Canon Nancy Ford Canon Nancy Ford, deacon to the city at Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria, B.C., was...

Spiritual retreats: Taking care of your faith life

Centre for Spiritual Growth blends ancient, contemplative tradition with modern life Reintroducing the spiritual practices of ancient Christian traditions to those within and outside of...

Indigenous marriage talk may ease tensions

As the November meeting of Council of General Synod (CoGS)  approached, it was clear that the same-sex marriage debate and a self-determining Indigenous expression...

CoGS roundup: Hiltz calls for apology for ‘spiritual abuse’ of Indigenous people

The Anglican Church of Canada should apologize to the country’s Indigenous people for having “demonized” their traditional spirituality, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the...
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The Faces of Council of General Synod

Queen of the Apostles Renewal Centre, Mississauga, Ont. November 28, 2018 Important discussions and decisions came out of Council of General Synod, and here are some...

Bringing Christmas home

New family traditions for highlighting the meaning of the season There is no shortage of family traditions at Christmas time, whether it be trimming the...

Sharing Christmas with the World

Christmas is a time of hope, and it can be a time to better our communities. From staff writer Joelle Kidd, here are some...

National church facing ‘turbulent times’ financially as contributions from dioceses fall, treasurer says

Mississauga, Ont. Tough decisions are likely going to have to be made by leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada in the years ahead as...