Bishop’s defiance as terrorists kill more than 200 in Easter Day church bombings

Posted on: April 21, 2019  Sri Lankan military officials stand guard in front of the St Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade church after an explosion in Colombo, Sri Lanka today (21 April) Photo Credit: Dinuka Liyanawatte / Reuters The Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of Ceylon, Dhiloraj Canagasabey, has defiantly expressed his faith in God as … Continue reading “Bishop’s defiance as terrorists kill more than 200 in Easter Day church bombings”

Nicholas Wolterstorff: Looking back on a life of wonder and grief

Book cover detail Excerpt: ‘In This World of Wonders: Memoir of a Life in Learning’ FacebookTwitterEmailPrint In this interview, an icon in Christian philosophy talks about the wonder, growth and pain in his professional and personal life. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Nicholas Wolterstorff describes his life as gratitude and sorrow intertwined. In his new memoir, … Continue reading “Nicholas Wolterstorff: Looking back on a life of wonder and grief”

Why Are We Here? A Meditation on Canada

WHY ARE WE HERE? A Meditation on Canada by Mary Jo Leddy Novalis  Toronto February, 2019 103 pages. Paperback. $12.89 CAD ISBN #978-2=89688-580-0.Publishers Promo: Acclaimed author and human rights advocate Mary Jo Leddy examines the moral challenges facing Canada in this time of social exclusion and environmental ruin. She focuses particularly on three of our … Continue reading “Why Are We Here? A Meditation on Canada”

The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

By Israel Fouché 12 April 2019  A former member of the Community of St Anselm at Lambeth Palace, Israel Fouché, considers the recent international and ecumenical consultation on the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification. Between 26 to 28 March, representatives of five world communions “drawn by a common urgency to present the message … Continue reading “The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification”

Statement from Notre Dame Consultation: Visible Unity and Common Witness

NOTRE DAME, United States/GENEVA | 3/4/2019 The representatives of five Christian World Communions –Anglicans, Catholics, Lutherans, Methodists and the Reformed– at the Notre Dame Consultation. Photo: Steve Toepp / University of Notre Dame Five Christian Communions proclaim anew the good news of God’s liberating grace (LWI) – Participants at a historic gathering of church leaders … Continue reading “Statement from Notre Dame Consultation: Visible Unity and Common Witness”