One year later: remembering a historical moment

Pope Francis walks through the garden of Château de Bossey in coversation with WCC moderator Dr Agnes Abuom. Photo: Peter Williams/WCC 23 June 2019 A year has now passed since the World Council of Churches (WCC) received Pope Francis in Geneva, to celebrate together 70 years of ecumenical work since the WCC’s founding. Yet the … Continue reading “One year later: remembering a historical moment”

Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others by Barbara Brown Taylor

HOLY ENVY Finding God in the Faith of Others by Barbara Brown Taylor   HarperOne, Toronto, ON. March, 2019 Hardcover. 238 pages. $29.00 CAD Kindle $17.00 CAD ISBN #978-0-06-240656-9 Publishers Promo: The renowned and beloved New York Times bestselling author of An Altar in the World and Learning to Walk in the Dark recounts her moving discoveries of finding the sacred … Continue reading “Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others by Barbara Brown Taylor”

From cults to colonialism: Tri-History Conference explores church role in trauma, survival

By MATT GARDNER July 4, 2019 David Neelands speaks during a special joint session of the Trinity Divinity Associates at the 2019 Tri-History Conference, flanked by fellow panelist Victoria Matthews. Photo by Matt Gardner   The death of a young woman in connection with a faith-healing cult based out of an Anglican church was a … Continue reading “From cults to colonialism: Tri-History Conference explores church role in trauma, survival”

Film Screening Fosters Truth and Reconciliation

Posted June 20, 2019 In advance of National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Bishop Susan Bell hosted a free public screening of the film Doctrine of Discovery: Stolen Lands, Strong Hearts at Christ’s Church Cathedral in Hamilton, on ancestral Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Confederacy land. “This documentary is a very important piece of work for all to see … Continue reading “Film Screening Fosters Truth and Reconciliation”

Archbishop of Canterbury highlights missional role of religious communities

Posted on: June 21, 2019 The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby in Limuru, Kenya, for the conference on religious communities earlier this month Photo Credit: Anglican Church of Kenya [ACNS, by Rachel Farmer] The vital role of religious communities in the Anglican Communion was highlighted at an Anglican Communion conference at St Paul’s University in … Continue reading “Archbishop of Canterbury highlights missional role of religious communities”