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Churches grapple with sex issues

The legitimacy of homosexual relationships in society and in religious settings was the subject of a number of developments over the summer. ...

Bishops back Ingham’s choice of episcopal visitor

To the pointBishop Caleb Lawrence of Moosonee gives details of a discussion on non-stipendiary ministry at the spring house of bishops meeting. Much of...

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Summer school The College of Emmanuel and St. Chad in Saskatoon said the theme of its annual Summer School of Lay Persons will be Spiritual...

Parishes reject episcopal offer

Calgary While the Council of General Synod (CoGS) endorsed the house of bishops' support for Bishop William Hockin of Fredericton as episcopal visitor to...

First same-sex blessing met with mixed reaction

The blessing on Wednesday evening of a same-sex union in the diocese of New Westminster has been met with both joy and dismay. Less...

New West situation simmers

Seven out of eight dissident parishes in New Westminster have voted overwhelmingly in favour of accepting an offer from Bishop Terrence Buckle of the...

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Moose Jaw anniversary St. John the Baptist Church in Moose Jaw, Sask., will mark its 120th anniversary with a celebration weekend May 24-25. Former parishioners...

New West bishop warns off interlopers

After reconciliation talks broke down, the bishop of New Westminster tried to head off dissenting parishes' efforts to find themselves a new bishop and...

War on AIDS declared

Cyprus Anglicans throughout the world have been challenged to "raise up a new generation of children free from the scourge of HIV/AIDS." The call...

New West votes to dip into reserves

The diocese of New Westminster has decided to draw from a reserve fund to make up for the budget shortfall caused by an ongoing...

AIDS in Africa

Mississauga, Ont.-Canon Harold Percy of Trinity church, Streetsville, Ont., was among seven Canadians representing a broad spectrum of Canada's church community who traveled to...

AIDS program nets funding

Geneva The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has for the first time allocated a grant to a non-governmental organization by presenting...

Algoma debates sexuality

(clockwise, from top left) Algoma synod members: Mel Malton, lay member, All Saints, Huntsville, Ont; Rev. Richard White, incumbent of Algoma's Northern Lights parish;...

Marriage arguments

The Interfaith Coalition on Marriage and Family has filed written legal arguments in the Ontario Court of Appeal in a case to decide whether...

New West talks in limbo

Amid reports that reconciliation talks between the diocese of New Westminster and eight conservative parishes had reached an impasse, cracks have appeared in the...