Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria is celebrating the return of artifacts stolen earlier this week.
Why doesn’t the Anglican church avidly celebrate Pentecost, and its important encounter with the Holy Spirit, with the same fervour as the mega-feasts of Christmas and Easter? The Rev. Dr. David Reed, professor emeritus of pastoral theology at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, offers this possible explanation.
Victoria’s Christ Church Cathedral may soon step up its security system after the May 11 theft of at least $10,000 worth of historical artifacts, some dating back to the 17th century.
The language at this year’s Wycliffe College Convocation took an unusual turn. A baseball feeling sneaked into the customary academic parlance as Toronto star pitcher R.A. Dickey—clothed in a scarlet gown instead of his Blue Jays uniform—received an honorary doctorate in sacred letters.
Bangladesh has a high rate of maternal mortality—about 194 per 1,000 births in 2010—but this is steadily falling. And the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is helping the developing country to reach its targeted reduction to 143 maternal deaths per 1,000 by 2015.
Bishop Tom Corston has announced that he will retire from his position as bishop of the diocese of Moosonee on Dec. 31, 2013. His retirement will coincide with the date that a decision to restructure the diocese into a mission area will take effect.
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