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”

Being empowered to lead: The women in northern Argentina who are finding their voice

Posted on: March 14, 2019 The Deborahs and a bus they hired to get to parenting meetings. Photo Credit: Diocese of Northern Argentina Women are playing a key role in reconciliation in remote areas of northern Argentina, as this feature, which was first published in the June 2017 edition of Anglican World magazine, explains. Mision … Continue reading “Being empowered to lead: The women in northern Argentina who are finding their voice”

World Day of Prayer 2019

  Friday, March 1: World Day of Prayer – Over 1100 events will be held across Canada to empower Christians to pursue justice, peace and reconciliation by standing together in prayer and action. Looking for a World Day of Prayer service near you? Click here for details. ______________________________________________________________ Anglican Church of Canada Update, February 28, 2019

25 years after Peers’s apology, glimmers of ‘true repentance’

By Wayne Holst September 18, 2018 Elder Vi Smith accepts the apology of former primate of the Anglican Church of Canada Archbishop Michael Peers, Minaki, Ont., Aug. 6, 1993. Photo: Anglican Video     How times have changed in the 25 years since former primate Michael Peers offered his apology to Canada’s Indigenous peoples on … Continue reading “25 years after Peers’s apology, glimmers of ‘true repentance’”