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Federal grant extends PWRDF maternal and child health program for pandemic

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has received major support from the Government of Canada, allowing it to extend its maternal and...

‘It affects everybody’: Sask. bishops sign interfaith statement on suicide prevention

Four Anglican bishops have joined religious leaders across Saskatchewan in signing an interfaith statement that calls for greater efforts to prevent suicide.

Faith leaders decry Quebec’s church-specific attendance limits

“Inconsistent.” “Illogical.” “Incomprehensible.” These are some of the words Bishop Bruce Myers used to describe new COVID-19 restrictions by the Quebec government limiting attendance in...

Anglican archbishops react to sign of possible life on Venus

Two of the Anglican Church of Canada’s most senior leaders are hailing with enthusiasm the discovery of a gas associated with living organisms on the planet Venus.

‘So that nothing like this ever happens again’: Residential schools, system declared historic

Canada’s federal government announced Aug. 31 that the residential school system would be declared an event of national historical significance, and that two former...

‘Be invitational in our desire to see change’

Early in June, Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls described the COVID-19 pandemic as a “changed circumstance”: the latest in a long series of changes...

September issue considers re-openings, pandemic impact

September often marks new beginnings in the church, as programs start, Sunday school resumes and parishioners return home from cottages in the country or...

Anglicans respond charitably amid pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped people from giving generously to the Anglican Church of Canada’s Giving with Grace campaign—topping last year’s donations. Donations in response...

Episcopal bishops grapple with life in a COVID-19 epicentre

Since the first cases appeared there in early spring, the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the United States. The Centre for Disease Control reports, at...

Activists highlight Canada’s role on 75th anniversary of atomic bombings

Nuclear disarmament advocates, including a prominent Anglican voice, held an online event Aug. 6 to commemorate 75 years since the atomic bombings of Japan...

Churches prepare to re-open—but not everywhere

As Anglican churches across Canada returned or planned to return to in-person worship this spring and summer, some senior church leaders were reporting a...

Epiphanies turns focus to ‘Planning & Change’

As the world changes dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, how will the Anglican Church of Canada plan for changes of its own? Epiphanies, the digital...

Reduced costs, continuing gifts help church avoid employee hour reductions

Reduced costs for travel, meetings and Anglican Journal distribution, along with continuing support from the dioceses, have allowed the Anglican Church of Canada to avoid cutting work hours of its staff despite challenging times, the Council of General Synod (CoGS) heard June 13.

‘Be strong and bold!’ A message from the primate for 2020 graduates

Everyone looks forward to those moments in our lives that mark something significant.

‘We are creatures of dust who cry out to God’: Ephraim Radner on pandemic...

Within the Anglican Church of Canada, the Rev. Ephraim Radner has become known for giving voice to positions that some find controversial, challenging or,...