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What I learned from Fr. René Fumoleau

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Wayne Holst These warm July days remind me of a very special northern summer I spent with Catholic Oblate priest René Fumoleau at a strategic time of transition and transformation in my life. I had joined about two dozen other “southern” Canadians to participate in one of René’s Denendeh Seminar learning events almost 30 years […]

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How to apologize for abuse

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Marion Little “Sexual violence, like any abuse of power, only stops when we expose it and commit to effective prevention and response practices,” says the author. Photo: LeviQ/Shutterstock Christ fundamentally restructures power systems. In the Beatitudes and in every parable, sermon and directive, he insists that the needs of the most vulnerable be tended first, […]

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First female diocesan bishop in the Church of England consecrated

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Anglican Communion News Service Bishops Rachel Treweek (left) and Sarah Mullally (right) with Archbishop Justin Welby outside Canterbury Cathedral. Photo: Rob Berry/Canterbury Cathedral A wave of clapping and cheering greeted two newly consecrated bishops as they processed down a packed Canterbury Cathedral on a historic day. The Rt Revd Sarah Mullally, Bishop of Crediton, and […]

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Mission to Seafarers serves through ‘ministry of small gestures’

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Ben Graves The Rev. Judith Alltree, executive director of the Mission to Seafarers of Southern Ontario, and Archdeacon David Anderson, rector of St. John the Evangelist, Hamilton, Ont. Photo: André Forget The Rev. Judith Alltree is fond of using the phrase “the ministry of small gestures” to describe her work. Alltree is the executive director […]

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Toronto cathedral hosts Truth and Reconciliation exhibit

Posted on: July 26th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Archivist Nancy Mallett points to a copy of the official apology given by then-Primate Michael Peers on behalf of the Anglican Church of Canada for its role in the Indian residential school system—one of the items on display over the summer at St. James Cathedral in Toronto. Photo by Matt Gardner By Matt Gardner 584 […]

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Obituary: The Revd Owen Chadwick

Posted on: July 26th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

Obituary: The Revd Owen Chadwick The Revd Owen Chadwick Photo Credit: The Guardian _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ [Guardian] The religious historian Owen Chadwick, who has died aged 99, was one of the most remarkable men of letters of the 20th century. He held two Cambridge University chairs over a period of 25 years, was its vice-chancellor during the student […]

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Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East will train young Christians

Posted on: July 26th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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The WCC general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit with students, organizers and faculty of the Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East in Beirut, Lebanon. Photo Credit: World Student Christian Federation – Middle East [WCC] A new initiative titled Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East is “promising and inspiring” in its attempt to train young Christians in […]

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First MA degrees for Egyptian Anglican seminary

Posted on: July 23rd, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

Graduates from the Alexandria School of Theology Photo Credit: Diocese of Egypt ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ [ACNS] A theological college established by the Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa has reached a double milestone: its tenth anniversary has coincided with its first award of Master of Arts (MA) level degrees. The Alexandria School […]

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New mobile-friendly Anglican Church website launches

Posted on: July 23rd, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Matt Gardner 941 The Anglican Church of Canada has officially unveiled its new website, providing a mobile-friendly format that makes it easier to find resources. The revamped Anglican.ca, which follows months of active development, builds on the successes of the former church website while taking into account changing trends—specifically, the increasing number of users […]

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Japanese Anglicans urge rejection of security bills

Posted on: July 23rd, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Anglican Communion News Service The lower hour of the Diet, the Japanese parliament, passed new security legislation that critics, including the Anglican Church in Japan, say is contrary to the country’s pacifist constitution. Photo: Chris 73 / Wikimedia Commons The Anglican Church in Japan, the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK) has spoken out against proposed new […]

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