Church has ‘something to offer’ the #MeToo movement

By Joelle Kidd February 8, 2018   Participants urge support for women’s rights at the Women’s March in San Francisco, Jan. 20, 2018. Photo: Sundry Photography/Shutterstock   When two investigative journalists from the New York Times broke the story of movie executive Harvey Weinstein’s decades of alleged sexual misconduct against employees and peers in the … Continue reading “Church has ‘something to offer’ the #MeToo movement”

Theological Essentials via Thomas Aquinas

Posted By Dr Christopher Wells 07 July 2017 I spent the week before last introducing seminarians to St. Thomas Aquinas as a “spiritual master,” whose manner of teaching the faith remains both lucid and accessible nearly 750 years on. Is this amazing? Not really — if God is alive and speaks to us in his … Continue reading “Theological Essentials via Thomas Aquinas”

“Welcoming the stranger”

Posted By The Revd Rachel Carnegie 03 July 2017 Last year I met ‘Binyamin’, a young refugee from Afghanistan, who had fled to Europe when he was just 15. He then spent the next eight years being bounced from one country to another, his asylum applications repeatedly rejected. It was when he finally visited a church-based … Continue reading ““Welcoming the stranger””

Canadians have positive view of role of religion in their communities, sesquicentennial poll finds

By André Forget on June 30, 2017 Canadians are more likely to have a positive than a negative view of the impact faith groups have on their local communities, a new poll suggests. Photo: Modfos/Shutterstock​ While Canadians are quite divided on the role religious and faith communities have played in Canada’s history and development, they tend to view the impact of … Continue reading “Canadians have positive view of role of religion in their communities, sesquicentennial poll finds”