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Bishop faces ‘most challenging’ task ever

Bishop Victoria Matthews heads a task force examining episcopal oversight in the diocese of New Westminster. Other members are (from left) bishops Donald Young,...

Primate names task force members

Archbishop Michael Peers, the Canadian primate, has announced the members of a task force mandated by the house of bishops that will consider alternate...

Same-sex rite under fire

Stockholm Plans by the (Lutheran) Church of Sweden to introduce a ceremony for same-sex couples have stirred protests from leaders of other denominations, including...

Nigerians tackle AIDS problem

Abuja, Nigeria Talking to congregations about HIV/AIDS every Sunday is one of the innovative ways that the (Anglican) Church of Nigeria is using to...

How did your church mark World AIDS Day?

This church has AIDS. Elsewhere in this first issue of 2004, the Anglican Journal has coverage of how churches and others marked...

Toonies for HIV/AIDS

Dr. Stephen Hart, a New Brunswick Anglican, has asked his church to be actively involved in the HIV/AIDS relief and education campaign of the...

Appeal did not have local blessing

A South African organization called HOPE Africa has solicited contributions from Canadian Anglican parishes, prompting a word of caution from Ellie Johnson, director of...

Churches mark AIDS day

Becky Nganja, 24, takes a break beside an AIDS poster at the All-Africa Conference of Churches ecumenical service marking World AIDS Day.Anglicans joined people...

Dioceses debate blessings issue

The diocese of Toronto will wait nearly a year before deciding on whether to offer a "local option" to parishes wishing to offer same-sex...

Churches break talks with ECUSA

Bishop Gene Robinson was consecrated Nov. 2.New York The consecration of Gene Robinson as the first openly gay priest to be elected a bishop...

Gays and supporters rally for full inclusion in church

Bishop Barry Hollowell, of Calgary, observed a 'new sense of working together' at Halfway to Lambeth conference.Manchester , EnglandGay and lesbian Anglicans have ripped...

Visitor sees ‘little room for dialogue’

Mississauga , Ont.Bishop William Hockin, charged by the house of bishops with attempting reconciliation in the diocese of New Westminster , said that after...

ECUSA reassures mission recipients

New YorkThe presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States (ECUSA) and the director of the grants program at New York's Trinity...

Conservatives plot strategy

TorontoConservative bishops from the United States and Canada met here shortly before the Canadian house of bishops' fall meeting to discuss changing views on...

PWRDF sets $1 million target for AIDS

Fourteen million children have been orphaned in sub-Saharan Africa due to the AIDS pandemic. In recent years, PWRDF has worked with projects like Tumelong...