The Anglican Church of Canada's first National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald, is to receive the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his spiritual leadership while serving Aboriginal communities and his contributions to environmental awareness of Canadians
04 February 2013
The Revd Gloria Shipp, from the Gamilaroi tribe in New South Wales, has been elected Chair of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglican Council (NATSIAC) by members at their Annual Gathering in Brisbane.
08 October 2012
The Seventh Sacred Circle will be considered a point in which the sense of unity, community and resolve of indigenous Anglicans to pursue a self-determining ministry was ‘brought to a new level’, said National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald.
16 August 2012
Not talking about it isn’t working. This was the message that Cynthia Patterson, coordinator of the Anglican Church of Canada suicide prevention program, wore on her shirt when she attended the recent Seventh Sacred Circle in Pinawa, Manitoba, from 5 to 12 August.
15 August 2012
The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) on 9 August, the International Day of the World's Indigenous People, called on society and governments to support community radio in an effort to advance the democratic participation and active citizenship of native peoples.
09 August 2012
‘We seek to address the need for healing in all parts of society, and we stand in solidarity with indigenous peoples globally to acknowledge and address the legacy of colonial occupation and policies of domination,’ writes Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.
23 May 2012
In the 1850s, native people living in the western United States signed “peace” treaties with the U.S. Government in exchange for land; land that was to provide a safe homeland and economic opportunities
08 May 2012
Prayers, waiata, whaikorero, tears, and occasional laughter filled Holy Sepulchre Church on the first evening of the tangi for the Ven Dr Hone Kaa.
04 April 2012
The Anglican Church in Australia's first female indigenous archdeacon, Karen Kime, said she sees her role as improving communication with the nation's aboriginal communities and supporting reconciliation with the church and the wider society.
14 March 2012
In a recent meeting, the World Council of Churches (WCC) Executive Committee denounced the 'Doctrine of Discovery', which has been used to subjugate and colonise Indigenous Peoples. The Executive Committee issued a statement calling the nature of the doctrine 'fundamentally opposed to the gospel of Jesus'.
27 February 2012