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Farmers are saving Bangladesh’s endangered soil

Posted on: May 27th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Josiah Neufeld Mariam Begum holds eggplants from her garden. Photo: Paul Plett Light trickles through thatched walls into Mariam Begum’s seed hut. Painted clay pots and salvaged medicine bottles crowd the bamboo shelves along the walls. Begum unstops a bottle and tips the contents into her palm, careful not to drop a single grain. Her […]

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Checking privilege at the border

Posted on: May 27th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Jeffrey Metcalfe  Photo: www.photosearch.com   Flying back from a conference, I stand at the desk of an airport terminal’s gate, preparing to board, ticket in hand, passport at the ready. Like the security checkpoint prior to the gate, the boarding agent barely glances at my documentation before scanning my ticket and allowing me to board […]

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Book helps exploration of Holy Land

Posted on: May 27th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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The revised “Land of Promise?” is now available to download or to purchase from the Anglican Communion online shop. [ACNS] An updated version of the book “Land of Promise?” has been published to help people delve deeper into Christian attitudes to the Holy Land and Zionism. “The Travellers’ Guide to Land of Promise?” includes stories […]

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L. Roger Owens: Work too important to delegate — the leader as culture manager

Posted on: May 26th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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BigStock / DavidArts By L. Roger Owens Associate professor, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Managing the culture of an institution is a leader’s work, says a professor at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He offers three suggestions to cultivate a healthy culture. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 I was sitting in the most beautiful office I’d seen on the seminary’s […]

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Becket’s bones return to Canterbury Cathedral

Posted on: May 26th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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This relic of St Thomas Becket is touring south-east England this week from its home in Esztergom, Hungary, and will be at Canterbury Cathedral next weekend. Photo Credit: Hungarian Government [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The bones of Thomas Becket, the 12th Century Archbishop of Canterbury who was murdered at the behest of King Henry II, […]

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Church calendar shifts to missional focus

Posted on: May 26th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Past editions of the Canadian Church Calendar published by the Anglican Church of Canada. The 2017 calendar will see a shift in focus from church buildings to engagement in God’s mission by members of both the Anglican Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. Church calendar shifts to missional focus By Matt Gardner 83 […]

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Lampedusa cross at the Anglican Centre in Rome

Posted on: May 25th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Archbishop David Moxon arrives on the Italian island of Lampedusa Photo Credit: Anglican Centre in Rome [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] A cross made from wood taken from a boat used by refugees crossing the Mediterranean as they sought sanctuary in Europe is to grace the altar of the Anglican Centre in Rome. The cross was […]

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Anglicans, Roman Catholics team up to tackle big questions

Posted on: May 24th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins “Suddenly we felt the energy of addressing questions that were pulsing with interest for people,” says Bishop Donald Bolen of the Roman Catholic diocese of Saskatoon. Photo: Diocese of Saskatoon Is doubt just the opposite of faith? Or is it more complicated? Bishop Donald Bolen, of the Roman Catholic diocese of Saskatoon, says […]

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The Rev. Clarke Raymond remembered as bridge-builder

Posted on: May 24th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins The Rev. Clarke Raymond, who died Wednesday, May 18, served as executive director of program for the Anglican Church of Canada from 1971 to 1991. Photo: General Synod Archives The Rev. Clarke Raymond, a former high-level staffer at the Anglican Church of Canada’s national office, is being remembered for his decades of contributions […]

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The blessings of change

Posted on: May 24th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Rhonda Waters  Photo: UCARI/Shutterstock It is hard to believe that my family and I have been living in Ottawa for three months already! Our home is (almost completely) organized. We have our favourite routes for our walks to work and to school each day—and know exactly how late we can leave our home and still […]

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