Sean Frankling


  • Sean Frankling

    Sean Frankling’s experience includes newspaper reporting as well as writing for video and podcast media. He’s been chasing stories since his first co-op for Toronto’s Gleaner Community Press at age 19. He studied journalism at Carleton University and has written for the Toronto Star, WatchMojo and other outlets.


PWRDF to change name

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) will be changing its name to something simpler that better communicates its purpose, the Rev. Cynthia Haines-Turner, one of PWRDF’s board members, announced March 3 at the Council of General Synod (CoGS).

Five marks, four instruments

The Five Marks of Mission, debated and refined over the decades since they were first introduced in 1984, are meant both to describe and encourage

Church sees deficits, program cuts post-2023

The Anglican Church of Canada’s national office is forecast to have a balanced budget this year—but substantial deficits and program cuts are likely in the

‘Never seen anything this bad’

“Everybody lost a lot of friends out here,” says an Indigenous elder who gives his name simply as Dave. He’s sitting on a bench outside Holy Trinity Church in Toronto, where he has both relied on the church’s services for unhoused and street-involved people over the past two years and taken a leading role in helping provide them.

Sask. bishop looks to step down in spring

Bishop Michael Hawkins, of the diocese of Saskatchewan, says he expects to resign from his position effective April 30, 2023 due to health problems he has been experiencing since a severe bout of COVID-19 in late 2020.

‘A hope to which we are called’

In her address to the November meeting of the Council of General Synod (CoGS), Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, urged Anglicans to be gentle with one another as they face a time marked by challenges including the stress and exhaustion of keeping the church going through an ongoing pandemic and growing financial insecurity in some dioceses.

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