Proposed New Westminster tithe could mean millions for Indigenous causes

By Tali Folkins June 25, 2019 via Anglican Journal The bishop of New Westminster says she’s looking forward to working out the details of a future tithe on the sale of church property in the diocese to fund Indigenous communities and programs. The diocese’s synod, which met May 24-25, passed a motion requesting the diocese … Continue reading “Proposed New Westminster tithe could mean millions for Indigenous causes”

The meaning of self-determination: Indigenous Anglican leaders envision future church

By Matt Gardner June 19, 2019 When members of General Synod gather in Vancouver this July, they will vote on an amendment that could give life to a self-determining Indigenous church within the Anglican Church of Canada.  The proposed amendment to Canon XXII would allow the National Indigenous Ministry to make changes to matters specified by the canon without consulting General Synod; bestow the title of archbishop upon … Continue reading “The meaning of self-determination: Indigenous Anglican leaders envision future church”

Golden Threads from Heaven

Golden Threads from Heaven Melanie  Delva Excerpt: “Strong Hearts” newsletter, May 15, 2019      April 7, 2019 No one knows the “absolute” answer on how to bring about reconciliation between Canada’s First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples, and those of us whose peoples displaced them, according to Debra Sparrow, a Musqueam weaver, artist and … Continue reading “Golden Threads from Heaven”

Pope Francis kisses the feet of South Sudan’s leaders at conclusion of ecumenical retreat

Posted on: April 12, 2019   Photo Credit: All photos (unless stated): Vatican Media via Reuters An ecumenical spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Francis at the Vatican ended yesterday with Pope Francis kissing the feet of South Sudan’s political leaders. The unprecedented two day retreat was organised in an effort … Continue reading “Pope Francis kisses the feet of South Sudan’s leaders at conclusion of ecumenical retreat”

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to lead spiritual retreat for South Sudan’s leaders

Posted on: April 9, 2019  Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin attend Vespers in the Vatican in October 2016. Photo Credit: Vatican Television Political and Christian leaders from South Sudan will gather in the Vatican this week for an unprecedented spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Pope Francis. The retreat was … Continue reading “Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to lead spiritual retreat for South Sudan’s leaders”