PWRDF donates $95K+ to support Rohingya refugees

By Joelle Kidd February 14, 2019 The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development arm, is contributing to a partner program providing relief to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, with a focus on combatting gender-based violence and increasing gender equality. Nearly 1 million Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic … Continue reading “PWRDF donates $95K+ to support Rohingya refugees”

World AIDS Day – December 1, 2018

World AIDS Day (which also launches the start of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week in Canada), is a time for reflection: on what has been achieved with regard to the national and global response to HIV, and what still must be achieved. World AIDS Day is a day dedicated to commemorate those who have passed on and to raise … Continue reading “World AIDS Day – December 1, 2018”

‘It’s what we do’: Cuban churches ideal development partners

By Will Postma May 7, 2018 The Episcopal Church of the Resurrección in Luyanó, Cuba has been reinvigorated to serve the community, or reborn as its sign says. Odette Naranja said it best. “We have so many programs in the church to reach out to the community, to let them know we are here, to … Continue reading “‘It’s what we do’: Cuban churches ideal development partners”

George Cram, former PWRDF secretary, mourned

By Tali Folkins March 20, 2018 Besides PWRDF, George Cram served a number of refugee advocacy organizations, and successfully pushed for the granting of Canadian visas to released prisoners in Chile during the rule of dictator Augusto Pinochet. Photo: General Synod Archives   George Holtby Cram, a former secretary of the Primate’s World Relief and … Continue reading “George Cram, former PWRDF secretary, mourned”

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”