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Indigenous bishop slams the “doctrine of discovery”

The idea that indigenous people need to be discovered and westernised has been criticised by the national indigenous bishop of Canada.

17 August 2017

Canadian Anglicans step up fight against human trafficking

The Anglican Church of Canada is taking another step forward in its fight against human trafficking and modern slavery with a new discernment group.

01 August 2017

Young women reflect on living a monastic life

More than 10 months after a group of young women began living with members of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (SSJD)in Toronto, the inaugural Companions on the Way programme is drawing to a close—an experience that left a major impact on sisters and companions alike.

26 July 2017

Campus chaplains meet to discuss common concerns

Anglican chaplains can be found on Canadian university campuses from Halifax to Victoria, and every year, they play a vital role in helping young adults adjust to the strains of navigating higher education.

21 July 2017

Anglican leaders in Canada help fire stricken communities

As wildfires rage across British Columbia’s Central Interior, Anglican leaders in the region are doing what they can to support their communities, says Bishop Barbara Andrews of the Central Interior-based Territory of the People.

13 July 2017

Canadian Primate : look beyond quarrels to church’s wider calling of working for justice

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada reflected on the church’s role in society in an opening address to Council of General Synod (CoGS), taking place in Mississauga.

26 June 2017

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

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry introduces the Good Book Club

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Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.

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.