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The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada leads tributes to former Archbishop of Toronto

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, has described the former Archbishop of Toronto,Terence Edward Finlay, who has died at the age of 79, as “one of the Canadian Church’s most widely and highly respected leaders.” 

23 March 2017

Thanksgiving service for first Anglican Bishop of Paraguay

A service of Thanksgiving for the life and ministry of the  first bishop of Paraguay, the Rt Revd Douglas Milmine, has taken place in England after his death at the age of 95.  British born, Douglas Milmine served as a missionary in South America for more than 30 years.

22 March 2017

Anglican Church in Canada challenges Senator's comments on residential schools

The Anglican Church in Canada has sent a strongly worded open letter, expressing dismay over a Conservative Senator’s recent defence of the Indian Residential Schools system.

21 March 2017

"Critical need" to train new ordained ministers in Canadian indigenous communities

[Anglican Journal, by Andre Forget] Training new ordained ministers is a "critical need" in many Indigenous communities—but not one traditional seminary education can easily fill, says Bishop Lydia Mamakwa, of the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh.

20 March 2017

Anglicans' hopes high as UN conference on economic empowerment of women opens

Optimism, enthusiasm and expectation filled the air as Anglican, Episcopal and Mothers' Union delegates from more than 20 countries around the world gathered for the opening day of the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York on Monday.

14 March 2017

Episcopal Church in USA requests donations for its refugee fundraising campaign

Episcopal Migration Ministries, the refugee resettlement agency of the US-based Episcopal Church, is calling for support for its “Stand to Support Refugees” initiative: a fundraising campaign to maintain a strong, viable ministry network to welcome those fleeing war, violence and persecution.

14 March 2017

Episcopalians march in Washington to protest pipeline

Members of the US-based Episcopal Church have marched in Washington DC in a “Native Nations Rise demonstration” called to protest at the Dakota Access Pipeline project.

13 March 2017

Anglicans in Canada pledging to make lifestyle changes to tackle climate change

In a twist on the traditional practice of giving something up for Lent, Anglicans across Canada are pledging to make personal lifestyle changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—and challenging the federal government to match them by pursuing policy changes to fight climate change.

10 March 2017

Bishop Michael Curry intervenes in Supreme Court case on transgender-bathroom policy

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the US based Episcopal Church has put his name to a document going before the Supreme Court,  as it examines the issue of transgender bathroom use.

03 March 2017

Lenten ashes distributed in vegetable market in the Caribbean

The market square market in Kingstown, the capital of St Vincent and the Grenadines, became the venue for an Ash Wednesday service this week.

03 March 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.