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Bishop describes African-Canadian dialogue as a model for whole Communion

The eighth annual meeting of Bishops from Canada and Africa has just taken place in Kenya, with the Bishop of Niagara,  Michael Bird, suggesting the yearly encounter could act as a model for reconciliation across the Anglican Communion. 

 

22 June 2017

Canadian Bishops block consecration of diocesan Bishop over his views

A Canadian Bishop elect will not now be consecrated after a ruling by the House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon.

16 May 2017

Canadian pioneer of Church communications awarded Honorary Degree

Archdeacon Paul Feheley, Principal Secretary to the Primate of Canada, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity by the University of Trinity College in the University of Toronto.

10 May 2017

New Canadian public witness team starts work

The Public Witness for Social and Ecological Justice (PWSEJ) Coordinating Committee for the 2016-2019 triennium held its first face-to-face meeting at the end of April at Church House in Toronto.

08 May 2017

St. Jude's Cathedral in Canadian Arctic pays off its debt after years of fundraising

Twelve years after St. Jude’s Cathedral - the iconic house of worship in Iqaluit, Nunavut was destroyed by arson - the diocese of the Arctic has announced it has finally paid off the debt accrued in rebuilding it.

05 May 2017

Indigenous language project shares stories of loss and resilience

How would an attempt to wipe out your language affect you? How would it affect your children, and future generations?

28 April 2017

Iraqi refugee becomes Anglican priest in Canada

Fr. Ayoob Shawkat Adwar, a priest in the Chaldean Catholic Church, was received as an Anglican priest at a ceremony in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada,  last month.

25 April 2017

Climate change discussed in Toronto

At a day-long “creation care fair” held at St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church in Toronto’s Leaside neighbourhood, Anglicans and community members had a chance to ask church and secular leaders about how they were responding to the challenge of climate change

03 April 2017

PWRDF assists with water supply for First Nations community in Canada

Ten more homes in the First Nations community of Pikangikum in Northern Ontario will have clean drinking water by the end of 2017 as a result of a joint effort by the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), Habitat for Humanity Manitoba, and grassroots Anglican group Pimatsiwin Nipi.

27 March 2017

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

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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.