Human rights through an Anglican lens

By Archbishop Thabo Makgoba 10 December 2018  The Archbishop of Cape Town and Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, Thabo Makgoba, gives an Anglican perspective on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Today (10 December), we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted in … Continue reading “Human rights through an Anglican lens”

Living branches

By Fred Hiltz December 4, 2018   A recent visit to the Church of the Redeemer in downtown Toronto brought back the memory of a visit I made there on the First Sunday of Advent some years ago. What I remember so distinctly is that there was no Advent wreath of the kind I was … Continue reading “Living branches”

Indigenous marriage talk may ease tensions

By Tali Folkins December 7, 2018 As the November meeting of Council of General Synod (CoGS)approached, it was clear that the same-sex marriage debate and the Indigenous Anglican community would be the two biggest agenda items. After all, they’ve been the Anglican Church of Canada’s twin obsessions for many years now, and debate on both … Continue reading “Indigenous marriage talk may ease tensions”

Lessons from mission

By Canon Philip Mounstephen 28 November 2018 The Executive Leader of Church Mission Society, the Revd Canon Philip Mounstephen, reflects on lessons learned from mission on the eve of his consecration on Friday (30 November) as Bishop of the Church of England’s Diocese of Truro. It’s almost six years to the day since I was … Continue reading “Lessons from mission”

For all the saints

By Wayne Holst November 12, 2018 For columnist Wayne Holst, Desmond Tutu, former archbishop of Cape Town, has been one of a number of spiritual mentors—teachers about right living and dying. Photo: Shutterstock   The Christian festival of All Saints (November 1) seemed to slip past me almost unnoticed this year; but perhaps it’s still … Continue reading “For all the saints”