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.


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.

Queen Elizabeth: A life lived in service

On Sept. 19, 11 days after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, two Canadian Anglican churches delivered gifts of condolence to the Chapel Royal at

Church mourns Queen Elizabeth II

Updated with new information Sept. 12 The Anglican Church of Canada will hold its memorial service for Queen Elizabeth II at St. James Cathedral in

Bishops tight-lipped on Lambeth marriage text

Answers elude journalists asking about controversial early version Two bishops involved in preparing a controversial Lambeth Conference statement have declined to comment directly on how

Young Anglicans and Lutherans gather at the 2018 CLAY gathering in Thunder Bay, Ont. Photo: Contributed

CLAY to meet in person in Waterloo August 2023

“THE WAIT IS OVER. We are so beyond excited to announce the dates and location for CLAY 2023,” wrote organizers July 11 on the Facebook page of the Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth (CLAY) gathering.

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PWRDF raises over $1 million for Ukraine relief

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has received more than $1 million to aid the people of Ukraine, with even more donations yet to be counted, says Patricia Maruschak, the agency’s director of partnerships and programs.

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