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Clarification

The photograph of Rev. Michael Batten blessing solar panels at St. David's Church, Vancouver, was taken by photographer Drew Eves-Lethbridge.

Accord marches through synods

The residential schools accord has been ratified by more than half of the dioceses of the Anglican Church of Canada amid a comprehensive information...

Cabinet OKs church offer

The federal cabinet has approved an agreement with the Anglican Church of Canada that will limit the church's liability over Indian residential schools.Public Works...

Bishops divided on same-sex blessings; urge mediation

Canadian Anglican bishops have acknowledged deep division on offering blessings to gay couples and urged eight dissident parishes in New Westminster where such blessings...

Cabinet to consider Anglican proposal

Federal Public Works Minister Ralph Goodale has agreed to take an offer by the Anglican group negotiating with Ottawa over liability for native residential...

Carey cautions primate on same-sex issue

Archbishop George Carey Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey, who retires this month, has warned Canadian primate Archbishop Michael Peers and the house of bishops...

Same-sex decision proves costly

Vancouver Seven parishes have withdrawn financial support from the diocese of New Westminster in the aftermath of its decision this summer to allow the...

Ottawa priest to raise issue

An Ottawa priest says he will bring a resolution to diocesan synod next month asking the diocese to approve the blessing of same-sex unions....

Primates invited to New West gathering

VancouverThe guest list is under wraps, but later this month Anglicans opposed to same-sex blessings in New Westminster are preparing to welcome like-minded bishops...

Blessings authorized

Topeka, Kan.Bishop William Smalley of Kansas has told clergy that he will begin authorizing limited blessing of non-married people. This policy would extend to...

Communion reacts to controversial decision

Bishop Michael Ingham of New Westminster speaks to reporters after the synod's decision on same-sex blessings.Anglican bishops, clergy and lay people of every stripe...

New West approves same-sex blessings

Some members of dissident parishes walk out of the New Westminster diocesan synod last June, after a vote to approve the blessing of same-sex...

Ottawa may consider same-sex blessings

Ottawa is expected to be the next Anglican diocese in Canada to consider allowing parishes to bless same-sex relationships, after the diocese of New...

Correction

Women's Auxiliary and other groups, many of them from southern parishes, donated about $30 per year (not $30 per month as reported in the...

Clergy well-being a priority

This is the second in a series of articles examining the five priorities for the church identified last year by General Synod. The enormous...