Gone by 2040? – Statistics report a ‘wake-up call’ to church, says primate

By Tali Folkins Recently released data suggesting the church’s rate of decline has not slowed over the past decade and a half—while not surprising—should serve as a useful reality check for Canadian Anglicans, says Archbishop Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. “I don’t think they’re a surprise to anybody,” Nicholls said of … Continue reading “Gone by 2040? – Statistics report a ‘wake-up call’ to church, says primate”

Church of Canada may disappear by 2040, says new report

(RNS) — A “wake-up call.” That’s what Archbishop Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, called a new report showing there may be no members left in the mainline Canadian denomination in 20 years. The report, which was commissioned by the church, was delivered to the Council of General Synod meeting November 7-9 … Continue reading “Church of Canada may disappear by 2040, says new report”