Matthew Puddister


  • Matthew Puddister

    Matthew Puddister is a staff writer for the Anglican Journal. Most recently, Puddister worked as corporate communicator for the Anglican Church of Canada, a position he held since Dec. 1, 2014. He previously served as a city reporter for the Prince Albert Daily Herald. A former resident of Kingston, Ont., Puddister has a degree in English literature from Queen’s University and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Western Ontario. He also supports General Synod’s corporate communications.

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Membership decline steepens

Sharp drop during pandemic: stats officer The COVID-19 pandemic saw a significant decline in church attendance, marking a “radical discontinuity” even with previous downward trends,

Primate, Lutheran head seek Gaza ceasefire, decry antisemitism

Leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) have called for an immediate, permanent ceasefire in Gaza and an end to arms transfers to Israel in a series of statements and open letters to Canadian government officials, while also speaking out against a wave of antisemitism they said began with the Oct. 7 attacks by Hamas.

Next up: a female Archbishop of Canterbury?

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