‘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”

PWRDF provides $5k to Territory of the People for wildfire relief

By Tali Folkins on July, 20 2017   A recent post on Twitter shows smoke rising from wildfires in British Columbia’s Central Interior. Images: Andy Witteman The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development agency, is making an immediate contribution of $5,000 to help the Territory of the People … Continue reading “PWRDF provides $5k to Territory of the People for wildfire relief”

PWRDF raises $379k for African, Middle Eastern famine relief

By Tali Folkins on July 13, 2017 Roda Mohamud and her niece Ayan outside their makeshift home near the town of Burao, Somalia. They had been forced to leave their village after a prolonged drought. Photo: © UNICEF/UN057360/Holt In less than three and a half months, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) raised $379,000 … Continue reading “PWRDF raises $379k for African, Middle Eastern famine relief”