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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

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 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

Anglican and Lutheran leaders in the United States and Canada highlight refugees in Lent

The four leaders of the Anglican, Episcopal and Lutheran churches in Canada and the United States have called for the Season of Lent to be especially marked by “prayers and advocacy for refugees and migrants – on the run, in United Nations camps, in waiting, in our communities.”

02 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.