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. 127, No. 3, March

All Things Must Pass: George Harrison
George Harrison All Things Must Pass GN Records / EMI There are many artists who toss spiritual points of reference into their work. Rarer is the artist for whom the spiritual quest is the lifeblood of the work. The re-release of George Harrison's...
(Anglican) Journal Appeal Results Up 236%: Diocesan Papers Share in Readers' Donations
Last year's two direct mail appeals for donations to the Anglican Journal have met with unprecedented success. Readers responded to appeals in June and September by increasing donations to $444,282 over the 1999 appeal total of $132,000--an increase...
Bishop Resigns to Pursue Parish Ministry
Bishop John Hannen has resigned as Bishop of Caledonia to pursue parish ministry at St. Barnabas in Victoria and work with First Nations people. His resignation is effective June 30, 2001, but he will take sabbatical and vacation time starting Feb....
Churches Divided on Just War (Decade to Overcome Violence)
Berlin -- The World Council of Church has launched a Decade to Overcome Violence in the shadow of controversy over whether violence to end violence and oppression is ever justified. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta, speaking to reporters...
Government Also Answers to the Poor
A FEW WEEKS ago some works of art were stolen from a provincial legislature, and a local radio show interviewed the legislature's curator on the subject. In introducing the topic, the interviewer said that this incident was not just a matter for...
Ottawa, Churches Discussing Financial Terms: Government May Assume Legal Costs
The residential schools crisis has moved closer to resolution with reports that the federal government is considering assuming at least $2 billion in legal costs and that Ottawa is proposing the Anglican Church of Canada pay $95 million over 10 to...
Quick Response to Two Calamities (Church Aids in Earthquake Relief in India and El Salvador)
PWRDF joins in world effort Canadian Anglicans have responded quickly to help victims of two natural disasters which happened in the space of three weeks, in two different parts of the world. In India, the Primate's World Relief and Development...
Robert Latimer Case and Qualities of Mercy
THERE HAVE BEEN few events in recent memory that have stirred a greater number of complex issues than the case of Robert Latimer, convicted of murder in the death of his 12-year-old severely handicapped daughter, Tracy. Among these are issues of applying...
Saskatoon Balances Urban and Rural Tensions: Church's Future Weighs Heavily on Archbishop
SASKATOON doesn't cover a particularly large area, compared to some of its fellow dioceses, but one of Archbishop Thomas Morgan's toughest challenges has been creating a sense of unity. "In the last (federal) election, the rural areas went Reform...
Sudan (Anglican) Cathedral Razed in Government Attack: Pension Investments Questioned (Talisman Energy Inc.)
The Anglican cathedral in the Sudanese city of Lui was destroyed in a government aerial attack on December 29. Lui Bishop Bullen A. Dolli said the government launched the attack which destroyed Fraser Memorial Cathedral as part of its campaign against...
Tale of Ever-Diminishing Organizational Headaches: How a Synod Is Put Together
With planning for next July's General Synod now in its final stages, one headache that remains for organizers is how to get delegates from Toronto's Pearson International Airport to the synod site at the University of Waterloo, about 90 minutes away....
World Bewildered by Residential Schools Crisis, Anglican Official Says
Anglicans in other parts of the world are bewildered by the residential schools crisis in Canada. Many also share in the effects of budget cuts the Canadian church has had to implement, according to Canon John Peterson, secretary general of the London-based...
Would the Prince of Peace Ever Counsel Violence? (World Council of Churches' Decade to Overcome Violence)
IT MAY BE inevitable that the beginning of the World Council of Churches' Decade to Overcome Violence should be marked by the question of whether it is ever appropriate to use violence to end violence. The moderator of the WCC's central committee,...