Anglican Journal

The Anglican Journal is a Canadian national Anglican newspaper. The Anglican Journal includes local, national, and international news coverage, editorials, arts coverage, and stories of particular interest to the Anglican community.

Articles from Vol. 122, No. 1, January

Church (of England) Faces New Structure
LONDON--The Church of England may soon have a very different face following its synod's approval of a proposal calling for fewer committees, less paperwork and closer consultation between national and diocesan levels. The synod, which took place...
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Get Rid of the Pews?
"The great Anglican woodpile." I have forgotten when I first heard that phrase, but I know it meant the pews between the alter and the first worshipper, the separation of clergy and laity, the deliberate distancing by worshippers from the action,...
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God's "Right Hand" Missing from New Bible Translation
Political correctness run wild. A distortion of God's word. Or a fresh, inclusive look at the Bible. Since its release in September, 1995, The New Testament and Psalms: An Inclusive Version by Oxford University Press has been getting mixed reviews....
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Growth Essential to Faith
How well I remember the scoldings I used to receive from my youngest son whenever I made the mistake of telling him what a delightful little boy he was. "I'm not little," he would bristle, "I'm a big boy! I'm growing up!" Robbie is seven years old...
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Heat, Insects, Crowing Roosters and Barking Dogs
SCARBOROUGH, ONT.--A diverse group of Canadian Anglicans has returned from a mission trip to Guyana with a better understanding of both that country and intergenerational relationships. The group, whose members included 17 youths and 14 adults ranging...
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Heresy Trial Set to Go
NEW YORK--The Episcopal Church in the U.S. will have to wait a little longer to find out if it has a heretic in its midst. The heresy trial of Bishop Walter Righter, retired bishop of Iowa, has been postponed from January to Feb. 27 to 29. It was...
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(Mike) Scott Shines in Solo Debut
In a 12-year career, The Waterboys were more than a critical fave and a commercial factor worldwide. They were one of the few bands who actually meant something. Band leader/songwriter Mike Scott delved into the deepest and most personal of matters,...
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Old Crow Writer Makes the News
"My name is Edith Josie, and I write the news from 1963 and I still write news and send it to Whithorse Star. I was doing this for 31 years now. I guess I'm kinda famous now that I'm gonna receive the Order of Canada..." --Ottawa Citizen, Nov 10,...
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Sacred Assembly Calls for Action: "Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get to It"
HULL, QUE.--The four-day Sacred Assembly in early December ended with a promise by Indian Affairs Minister Ron Irwin to "go to the wall with you as partners." Mr. Irwin was addressing an unprecedented gathering that brought natives and nonnatives...
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Toy Story
The first-ever entirely computer generated movie made its debut in Canadian theatres just in time for the Christmas movie-going rush. Toy Story, produced by Walt Disney productions is a stunning piece of filmmaking that tells a simple fable using brand...
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