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Anglican Alliance welcomes faith leadership on climate change action

Posted on: June 30th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
News

Photo Credit: Anglican Alliance ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ [Anglican Alliance] In a remarkable week, world church leaders have raised their voices urging decisive action on climate change. The Archbishop of Canterbury, along with the Ecumenical Patriarch, has underlined our moral responsibility to act now both to reduce human suffering and to preserve the diversity and beauty of God’s creation for future […]

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Examine mission of church, archbishop asks Anglicans

Posted on: June 29th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

By Anglican Journal staff The Provincial Synod of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada gathered for its triennial meeting June 25-28. Fredericton Archbishop Percy Coffin, metropolitan (senior bishop) of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada, on June 25 urged Anglicans to examine its mission in the 21st century and to look beyond maintaining the church as an institution. […]

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Changing marriage canon would ‘abrade ecclesial trust,’ ARC warns

Posted on: June 29th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget Bishop Donald Bolen and Bishop Linda Nicholls, the Roman Catholic and Anglican co-chairs of the Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue of Canada (ARC). Photo: Salt + Light TV In a nine-page contribution submitted to the Anglican Church of Canada’s commission on the marriage canon earlier today, the Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue of Canada (ARC) warns that changing Canon […]

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Primate hopes marriage canon debates will be respectful

Posted on: June 29th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Anglican Journal staff   Archbishop Fred Hiltz, the Rev. Joanne Mercer (diocese of Central Newfoundland), Penny Noel (diocese of Montreal) and Valerie Bennett (diocese of Montreal) at a banquet prepared by St. John the Evangelist parishioners for Provincial Synod.  Fredericton Archbishop Fred Hiltz said he is aware that there is anxiety among Anglicans about how […]

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‘Thankful, honored and blessed’ Presiding Bishop-elect Curry addresses the media

Posted on: June 29th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

By Pat McCaughan, Episcopal News Service   Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry makes a point at his first news conference a few hours after his historic election as the 27th presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church. Photo: Janet Kawamoto / For Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Several hours after being elected as the Episcopal Church’s […]

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A Force for Good: the Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World

Posted on: June 27th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Books, Reviews

      A FORCE FOR GOOD The Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World by Daniel Goleman, Random House Canada (Release date: June 30th, 2015) Hardcover. $18.50 CAD. 256 pp. ISBN #978-0-553-39489-4.     Dalai Lama’s Words: The fifty-six years since I left Tibet as a refugee for freedom in India have been hard for […]

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WCC Faith and Order Commission charts future directions

Posted on: June 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Participants in a meeting of the WCC’s Faith and Order Commission at the Caraiman Monastery in Romania. Photo Credit: Romanian Orthodox Church ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Related Categories: Ecumenical, Faith & Order, peace & justice, WCC [World Council of Churches] Meeting from 17 to 24 June, the newly reconstituted Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of […]

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Anglican Witness initiatives on discipleship and youth presented at Toronto symposium

Posted on: June 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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The Revd Robert Sihubwa speaks about the new Anglican Witness award for youth work. Photo Credit: Diocese of Toronto/Michael Hudson ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ [Diocese of Toronto] A symposium on mission and church growth, held in Toronto on June 22, heard about two exciting new initiatives for the Anglican Communion. The first is the creation of an award […]

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22 Days Later: Reflections and future plans

Posted on: June 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Matt Gardner The end of the #22Days project saw members of the Anglican Church of Canada reflecting on their experience while pondering how the church could maintain its commitment to justice for Indigenous people going forward. For more than three weeks, Anglicans from coast to coast listened to the sacred stories of residential schools […]

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Keith Anderson: Digital ministry and bearing witness to the holy

Posted on: June 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Computers

Social media gives pastors a new ability to point out the presence of God in the day-to-day of people’s lives, says the co-author of a new book on digital ministry. Monday, September 10, 2012 Bearing witness to people’s lives, in all the routine chaos of day-to-day living, is a holy thing, the Rev. Keith Anderson […]

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