Vancouver’s Christ Church Cathedral to toll its bell in solidarity with Notre Dame

  April 17, 2019 Following the example of Cathedrals and churches throughout the Anglican Communion, Christ Church Anglican Cathedral in downtown Vancouver will toll its largest bell on Thursday April 18, 2019 at 7.00pm for seven minutes in solidarity with Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. For centuries, the Cathedral of Notre Dame has stood as … Continue reading “Vancouver’s Christ Church Cathedral to toll its bell in solidarity with Notre Dame”

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2019 Ecumenical Easter Letter

Posted on: April 18, 2019 Photo Credit: WCC Archbishop Justin Welby’s Easter letter to churches around the world Lift up your heart, lift up your voice Rejoice, again, I say, Rejoice! These words, the refrain of Hymn VIII of Charles Wesley’s “Hymns for our Lord’s Resurrection”, express the joyful cry of the human soul at … Continue reading “The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2019 Ecumenical Easter Letter”

Anglican leaders express sadness and solidarity after Notre Dame cathedral blaze in Paris

Posted on: April 17, 2019 The dramatic scene as firefighters battled to bring a blaze at the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris under control on Monday night. Photo Credit: Benoit Tessier / Reuters A serious fire which caused devastating damage to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has drawn expressions of solidarity from Anglican … Continue reading “Anglican leaders express sadness and solidarity after Notre Dame cathedral blaze in Paris”

WCC expresses sadness, solidarity after Notre Dame fire

After the tragedy at the Notre Dame Cathedral Paris is in mourning but resilient. Photo: Stephen Brown/WCC 16 April 2019 After a large fire broke out on 15 April at the Notre Dame cathedral, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed shock over the damage to one the most … Continue reading “WCC expresses sadness, solidarity after Notre Dame fire”

Lambeth Conference 2020: Over 500 bishops in 39 Anglican Communion Churches register

Posted on: April 12, 2019  Bishops in Canterbury Cathedral during the 2008 Lambeth Conference Photo Credit: ACNS / Tumilty Organisers of next year’s Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops have announced that 502 bishops and 382 spouses have so far registered for the decennial event, with the numbers rising each day. Registrations to date come from … Continue reading “Lambeth Conference 2020: Over 500 bishops in 39 Anglican Communion Churches register”