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Stand with Standing Rock—A Call for Prayer from the Office of the National Indigenous Anglican Bishop and the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada

Posted on: August 25th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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The Dakota Access Pipeline is currently under construction near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota. The finished pipeline will cross under the Missouri River and carry up to 450,000 barrels per day of crude oil. Photo by Lars Plougmann [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)] via Flickr Stand with Standing Rock—A Call for Prayer from […]

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Victoria tent city put spotlight on homelessness, says deacon

Posted on: August 25th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget on August, 23 2016 For almost a year, tent city residents protested Victoria’s lack of affordable housing. Photo: Super InTent City The tent city pitched between the courthouse and Christ Church Anglican Cathedral in downtown Victoria for much of the past year may be gone, but its impact on how the city deals with […]

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Goats get results in Tanzania

Posted on: August 25th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget on August, 25 2016 Selina Hassan and Novatus Hamim, of Tanzania’s diocese of Masasi, are among the recipients of the PWRDF’s livestock program. Photo: PWRDF What is one of the most practical things a Canadian Anglican can do to help a family struggling with AIDS in eastern Africa? Give them a goat. Goats can […]

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New Westminster Sacred Earth Camp highlights Indigenous land justice

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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With the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, participants at the first Sacred Earth Camp paddle a traditional canoe on the Salish Sea opposite an oil tanker. Submitted photo by Laurel Dykstra New Westminster Sacred Earth Camp highlights Indigenous land justice By Matt Gardner on August 23, 2016 0 A group of budding young environmental leaders immersed themselves […]

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Fredericton bishop takes pilgrimage through his diocese

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget on August, 22 2016 Bishop David Edwards (centre, leaning on stick) stops for a rest with Anglicans from Campbellton, N.B.  Photo:  Trevor Fotheringham For the second year in a row, Bishop David Edwards of the diocese of Fredericton spent the first two weeks of June walking the streets and highways to visit parishes, pray […]

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Church away from church

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Rhonda Waters on August, 22 2016 Photo: Elena Srubina/Shutterstock Church attendance has its seasons, just like everything else.  Some communities only open their churches in the summer, when the cottagers arrive from their city homes – which means that some city churches find themselves suddenly emptied out. This summer, I have been serving one of […]

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Brazil’s Anglicans protest destruction of Indigenous land

Posted on: August 19th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Gavin Drake/ACNS The Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil (Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil) is part of an ecumenical coalition supporting Indigenous rights in Brazil’s Mato Grosso do Sul state. Photo: USPG [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] Hundreds of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá and Terena people have been violently evicted from their homes in the central western state of […]

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A story of our time

Posted on: August 19th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By John Higgins It’s late May, and our last day in Canada before we fly back to Scotland. We’re sitting on a bench on Granville Island, Vancouver, taking in the atmosphere in the warm afternoon sunshine and trying to eat large ice creams before they either fall to the floor or rise skywards in the beak […]

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The exodus of Fleet Street

Posted on: August 19th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted By The Revd Canon Dr Alison Joyce 19 August 2016 The closure of the London editorial office of the Scottish newspaper the Sunday Post earlier this month, marked the end of an era, as the last two journalists working in Fleet Street, Gavin Sherriff and Darryl Smith, bade farewell to a place that has […]

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Southern African synod to consider blessing same-sex civil unions

Posted on: August 18th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Gavin Drake/ACNS on August, 17 2016 Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has welcomed a debate on same-sex relationships at next month’s provincial synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, describing it as being “overdue.” Photo: WCC [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Anglican Church in Southern Africa is to consider blessing same-sex civil unions when its provincial […]

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