Healing Poverty

  Poverty, and the fear of poverty, affects many in Canada. One in seven Canadians are currently living in poverty. That means 4.8 million Canadians are struggling to meet their most basic needs every day. The Commission on Justice and Peace of the Canadian Council of Churches recently released a new report called “Healing Poverty.” … Continue reading “Healing Poverty”

Canadian Council of Churches adopts Principles of Peace calling them the ‘heart of ecumenism’

Doves have long been used in Christianity to symbolize both peace and the presence of the Holy Spirit. LittlePerfectStock/Shutterstock.com Canadian Council of Churches adopts Principles of Peace calling them the ‘heart of ecumenism’ By Matt Gardner on September 20, 2018 Facebook Twitter email On May 23, 2018, the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) governing board … Continue reading “Canadian Council of Churches adopts Principles of Peace calling them the ‘heart of ecumenism’”

‘Part of who we are’: Anglicans, ecumenism, and the Canadian Council of Churches

Members of the Canadian Council of Churches Governing Board attend a meeting in Ottawa at Saint Paul University in May 2017. Anglican reps Michael Oulton and Mary Conliffe are in the middle row, standing second and fifth from left. Photo by Kaeli Sweigard ‘Part of who we are’: Anglicans, ecumenism, and the Canadian Council of … Continue reading “‘Part of who we are’: Anglicans, ecumenism, and the Canadian Council of Churches”