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Canada

Watershed vote as Anglican Church of Canada supports an indigenous church

The Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada has voted overwhelmingly to enable a self-determining indigenous church within the Church.

19 July 2019

Anglican Church of Canada elects its first female primate – Bishop Linda Nicholls

The Church of Canada has elected the Bishop of Huron, Linda Nicholls, to succeed Archbishop Fred Hiltz as its next primate and archbishop.

15 July 2019

New Mexican bishop hopes to lead services in indigenous languages

A Mexican-born priest in the Church of Canada has been elected as the coadjutor bishop of Southeast Mexico, where few speak Spanish.

14 June 2019

Covenant for Christian unity to breathe new life into Canadian churches in Regina

A renewed relationship between four different churches, including the Anglican Diocese of Qu’Appelle, was celebrated in Regina last month.

07 June 2019

Prayer for reconciliation with the Jews up for first hearing at Canadian General Synod

Anglican Church of Canada will consider replacing the “prayer for the conversion of the Jews” with a “prayer for reconciliation with the Jews.”

30 May 2019

St James Anglican Church in Roseneath, Ontario, destroyed by “suspicious” blaze

Parishioners of St James’ Anglican Church are grieving the loss of their church after the historic building was destroyed by a fire last week.

18 April 2019

An Easter Message from the Archbishop of Canada, Fred Hiltz

An Easter Message from the Archbishop of Canada, Fred Hiltz

18 April 2019

Lambeth Awards honour “extraordinary contributions to the Church and wider society”

Peacemakers, nuns, academics and gardeners are amongst 27 people honoured by Archbishop Justin Welby in the 2019 Lambeth Awards.

05 April 2019

Church of Canada publish list of bishops nominated as next Primate and Archbishop

Bishops Jane Alexander, Linda Nicholls, and Michael Oulton, and Archbishops Ron Cutler and Gregory Kerr-Wilson, nominated as Primate.

28 March 2019

Prayers after man shot and killed outside Anglican church in Mississauga, Ontario

A territorial dispute between rival biker gangs appears to have been behind a fatal shooting outside an Anglican Church in Mississauga, Ontario.

12 March 2019