Michael McAteer


General Synod office move takes shape

600 Jarvis st., home of the national church’s General synod offices since 1922, has been sold in a conditional deal to a Toronto developer. Two

Religion can’t afford to ignore science

The church needs a reconstructed theology to get its message across in this age of “startling new scientific insights and their provocative technological implications,” a

Religious volunteers strong in Amnesty

Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion, according to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Fifty years after the declaration was

New formula alters contributions

Dioceses will start giving to the national church based on their total diocesan income rather than total parish income as they have done until now,

Toon article displayed at society table

The Prayer Book Society of Canada is not just about “the little red book” says the society’s national director, Graham Eglington. As well as protecting

Responses sought to anti-euthanasia report

Helping terminally ill patients cope with their sickness and combat their pain more effectively is better than helping them to die. That’s the conclusion of

Rethinking evangelism

Five years ago, Bishop Donald Harvey would not have expected an invitation to be a panelist at a forum on evangelism. Had he been asked,

Synod approves three new prayers on trial basis

General Synod has approved three supplementary eucharistic prayers for a three-year trial, concluding at the 2001 synod. The Faith, Worship and Ministry committee has been

Bishops vote down bill of rights

A contentious, comprehensive bill of rights for church members and employees, almost 18 years in the making, was narrowly defeated by the bishops at synod.

Bridging the gap between North and South

Shortly after Bishop Gordon Beardy of the Diocese of Keewatin was consecrated, his diocesan bishop asked him to officiate at an ordination service. There was

Working towards full communion with Lutherans

Lutheran Bishop Telmor Sartison addresses synod. Cordial relations over the past 30 years have blossomed into potential full communion between the Canadian Anglican Church and

Canada creating ‘road map’

The Canadian church is ready to be a primary voice in world Anglicanism, says Rev. Randall Chase, a member of the U.S. Episcopal Church’s executive

Alpha grows in spite of controversy

Suspension by Toronto’s St. Paul’s Bloor St. of an Alpha group last year might have jolted the evangelism program – but it has not derailed

Lambeth disproves doomsayers

Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey talks to Edmonton’s Bishop Victoria Matthews at a Lambeth planning meeting last year.Photo Jim Rosenthal As Anglican bishops from around

Date set for Native school trial

A May 25-June 12 trial date in Vancouver has been set for one of three current lawsuits involving the Anglican Church of Canada and Native

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