Winning essayist calls for reaffirmed faith in the Anglican Communion

  By ACNS staff [Anglican Communion News Service] Faith in the Anglican Communion needs to be reaffirmed, according to the winner of a £1,000 prize (US$1,623) essay competition to explain “Why I am an Anglican and believe I shall remain so.” Natacha-Ingrid Tinteroff, a French convert from Roman Catholicism, used her essay to celebrate the … Continue reading “Winning essayist calls for reaffirmed faith in the Anglican Communion”

“A great day for indigenous ministry”

  By Staff “Do you, in the presence of this congregation, commit yourself to the dreams of the youth?” “I sure do!” replied the Rev. Canon Ginny Doctor, grinning widely. This was but one of the commitments Doctor pledged when indigenous Anglicans and staff at General Synod gathered at a eucharist April 26 to mark … Continue reading ““A great day for indigenous ministry””

Gospel calls for solidarity with the oppressed, says WCC leader

  By Anto Akkara Ecumenical News International Bangalore, India –The Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), on April 26 called for solidarity from churches with those “groaning” under pain, suffering and oppression, in an address to the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI). Referring to the theme … Continue reading “Gospel calls for solidarity with the oppressed, says WCC leader”

Chair of Canterbury Crown Nominations Commission appointed

      [Anglican Communion News Service] British Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed the Rt. Hon. the Lord Luce KG, GCVO to be chairman of the Crown Nominations Commission for its selection of the next Archbishop of Canterbury to succeed the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Rowan Williams. Williams has announced that he will … Continue reading “Chair of Canterbury Crown Nominations Commission appointed”

New “igloo church” to rise from the ashes

  By Marites N. Sison staff writer The much-anticipated completion of St. Jude’s Cathedral in Iqaluit will take place on May 1. That’s when Nunavut Construction Corp. hands over the keys of the new “igloo church” to the diocese of the Arctic and the parish of St. Simon’s/St. Jude’s. Anglicans and residents of Iqaluit will … Continue reading “New “igloo church” to rise from the ashes”