The Episcopal / Anglican Province of Alexandria officially inaugurated as 41st Province of the Anglican Communion

By Staff Writer The new Episcopal / Anglican Province of Alexandria takes its name from the history northern Egypt city of Alexandria Photo Credit: Ahmad Ali / Flickr   The former Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa has completed its transition into an autonomous Province of the Anglican Communion. The … Continue reading “The Episcopal / Anglican Province of Alexandria officially inaugurated as 41st Province of the Anglican Communion”

Facing ‘the Canadian blindness to racism’: A statement from the Black Anglicans of Canada

By Br. Reginald Martin Crenshaw, OHC   Black Anglicans of Canada deplores the brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police. For me, as an African American, the brutal murder of George Floyd is the last straw. People of African descent, for our entire 400-year history in America, have been put in … Continue reading “Facing ‘the Canadian blindness to racism’: A statement from the Black Anglicans of Canada”

Highlights from the Council of General Synod: June 13, 2020

By General Synod Communications Department   Members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) gathered together online at 11:30 a.m. EDT via Zoom conference. Opening Worship The Rev. Louise Peters led an opening worship service. Primate’s Remarks Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church Canada, began her remarks by noting that the last CoGS … Continue reading “Highlights from the Council of General Synod: June 13, 2020”

“Our own house is not in order”: Bishops issue statement on confronting racism

By General Synod Communications Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada have issued a statement to remind everyone of the Church’s commitment to confronting racism in its own life and acknowledging the place of racism and colonialism in Canada. They have stated that “this commitment needs to be renewed daily”. We have been horrified by … Continue reading ““Our own house is not in order”: Bishops issue statement on confronting racism”

World Council of Churches postpones its assembly to 2022 due to COVID-19

By Peter Kenny   The WCC Assembly normally meets about every seven to eight years and it is the highest governing body of the ecumenical grouping of churches representing more than 500 million Christians worldwide. “We hope that, by 2022, we will have more certainty and knowledge about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and … Continue reading “World Council of Churches postpones its assembly to 2022 due to COVID-19”