World Council of Churches leader visits Toronto

  Ali Symons, General Synod Web Writer, Anglican Church of Canada   March 12, 2012 – On March 13, the Rev. Dr. Olav Fyske Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), will visit General Synod offices to learn about the full communion relationship between the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC) and the Evangelical Lutheran … Continue reading “World Council of Churches leader visits Toronto”

Archbishop joins Pope to celebrate monastery’s 1000th anniversary

  By Staff In recognition of the close connection between Pope St. Gregory the Great and the Church of England, Italy’s Camaldolese (Benedictine) monastic family has invited the Archbishop of Canterbury to take part in celebrations of its 1,000th anniversary in Rome this week. The ancient Roman monastery on the Caelian Hill, which bears the name of … Continue reading “Archbishop joins Pope to celebrate monastery’s 1000th anniversary”

Film examines the Virgin Mary

  By Marites N. Sison staff writer  The film Our Lady looks into why the Virgin Mary has been such a compelling figure in religious history.  On March 21, Vision TV will premiere a one-hour documentary examining the life and impact of the Virgin Mary in today’s world, her apparitions and the devotion of millions … Continue reading “Film examines the Virgin Mary”

Gender equality key to licking poverty, says report

  By ENInews Staff Geneva — Gender equality is central to meeting the needs of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people, says a report released on March 8 by the Geneva-based ACT Alliance, a global network of more than 125 organizations working in long-term development, humanitarian assistance and advocacy. The release of the report … Continue reading “Gender equality key to licking poverty, says report”

‘Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future’

International History Conference Slated for Hong Kong in June 2012 [Anglican Province of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui] The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican Church) is hosting a three-day international academic conference, June 7 – 9, in Hong Kong. The gathering is the first of its kind to study the history of the Anglican-Episcopal … Continue reading “‘Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future’”