The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) announced an initial grant of $20,000 in relief funds for the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam caused massive destruction on March 13.
Seventeen bishops representing 15 provinces of the Anglican Communion are urging Anglicans across the world to recognize climate change as “the most urgent moral issue of our day.”
There was a general feeling amongst the elderly in the community that a whole generation was being lost. Their adult children had fallen away, and their grandchildren knew nothing of the faith at all. One of them proclaimed, “O sir…our children are growing up faithless and our little ones have never been baptized!”
On Palm Sunday, Bishop James Njegovan of the diocese of Brandon announced in a pastoral letter that effective July 31, 2015, he will be retiring after 13-and-a half-years of episcopal service.
The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA) has urged Anglican churches in the West to “refrain from making unilateral decisions” regarding human sexuality, saying it will further divisions in the Anglican Communion.
Although it has been three decades since I lived in Quebec City, and eight decades since my mother left her home there, I am and will always be a Quebecer, in the true sense of the word. I have family and friends whom I love to visit, and my parents and ancestors all found their final resting place at Mount Hermon Cemetery on the edge of the Saint Lawrence River in Sillery. I subscribe to the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, and read about people whom I barely know, or have never met, with great interest.
While St. Jude’s Cathedral now stands proudly in central Iqaluit, the debt incurred in building it stands at $1.27 million, according to Darren McCartney, suffragan bishop for the diocese of the Arctic, an amount that significantly inhibits the diocese’s ability to go about its mission.
When Mary Williams attends services at St. John’s Anglican Church, South March in Kanata, Ont., she likes to sing all the hymns along with the rest of the congregation, but in recent years that has become increasingly difficult.
Indigenous Anglican leaders stated at a recent meeting of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP) that they hope their most recent call for greater self-determination to be the last one needed.