Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event

Posted on: March 23, 2018   [WCC] As the 62nd session of the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSWS62) was underway this week in New York City, the Revd Canon Terrie Robinson, director for women in society at the Anglican Communion Office, encouraged faith leaders to see their positive role in speaking out … Continue reading “Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event”

Archbishop of Canterbury’s “relationships” task group plans Season of Repentance and Prayer

Provisional plans for a season of repentance and prayer across the Anglican Communion next year have been put forward by the Task Group which was set up after the Primates’ Meeting in 2016. The season would be launched with the publication of a specific prayer and would run from Pentecost until late in 2019. The … Continue reading “Archbishop of Canterbury’s “relationships” task group plans Season of Repentance and Prayer”

Anglicans across the Communion united for women’s rights and gender equality

  By Matt Gardner Thursday, March 8 marks International Women’s Day. In countries around the world, rallies, celebrations and demonstrations will be held to acknowledge the achievements and the struggle that women experience for equal rights. For Anglicans, the global nature of the struggle for women’s rights and gender equality is reflected through networks in … Continue reading “Anglicans across the Communion united for women’s rights and gender equality”

Hong Kong prepares to welcome thousands of young people for international Taize pilgrimage

Posted on: March 9, 2018 Thousands of young adults from around the world will gather in Hong Kong in August for a five-day Taize Pilgrimage of Trust and Reconciliation. The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (HKSKH) – the Anglican Church in Honk Kong – has joined with the Catholic Church and the Hong Kong Christian … Continue reading “Hong Kong prepares to welcome thousands of young people for international Taize pilgrimage”

C.S. Lewis’s fantasies a special window to divine mysteries, experts say

By Tali Folkins February 6, 2018 “Luminous story,” the kind C.S. Lewis wrote, is at once art and theology, says Eastern Orthodox scholar Edith Humphrey. Photo: Tali Folkins Their unique appeal to the imagination allows the stories of C.S. Lewis to reach us in ways that ordinary discourse about God often can’t, attendees at an … Continue reading “C.S. Lewis’s fantasies a special window to divine mysteries, experts say”