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. 135, No. 1, January

Anglican Church in North America: A New Province or a New Church?
Leaders of the Common Cause Partnership, a coalition of conservative Anglicans in Canada and the U.S., released a draft constitution on Dec. 3 for a new Anglican province that they propose will be defined by theology rather than a geographic location....
Budget Slashed by $1.3M: Seven Staff Laid off, Treasurer Resigns at National Office
Major developments in the financial management of General Synod took place in the fall and winter with the resignation, effective Dec. 31, of treasurer Peter Blachford, and the layoffs Nov. 25 of seven staff at the national office in Toronto. [ILLUSTRATION...
Education Directory
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] ATLANTIC SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY, founded in 1971 by the Anglican Church of Canada, Roman Catholic Church and United Church of Canada is an accredited, ecumenical graduate school offering a Master of Divinity Degree Program and,...
Jezebel and Other Fascinating Women in the Bible
Jezebel Lesley Hazleton Random House of Canada ISBN: 978-0-385-51614-3 $32.00 CDN [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The Friendship of Women Joan Chittister Novalis ISBN: 2-89507-779-7 $16.95 CDN [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] STRONG,...
Journal Does More with Less: Grant Reduced by $150,000
One of the visual results of the $1.3 million in cuts to the 2009 General Synod budget appears in your hands this month. The number of pages in the Anglican Journal is down to 12 pages from a normal average of 16 pages, the result of a $150,000 cut...
Philanthropy Department Develops Ambitious Stewardship Plan
Toronto The Council of General Synod (COGS) has endorsed "in principle" the newly-created department of philanthropy's plan to help the Anglican Church of Canada achieve "financial equilibrium" through fundraising efforts that will emphasize giving...
Primate Calls for End to Death Penalty
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] About 100 people, including Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, braved a cold, rainy night in Toronto to make the city a "City for Life," one of eight in Canada and more than 900 worldwide. ...
Reconciliation Is the Church's Responsibility
TRUTH AND reconciliation. Those words hold considerable promise as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) begins its work this year. There is a lesson to be learned from a similarly titled commission in South Africa that was charged with...
Things That Unite Us
OLD CAL PUT down his copy of the Anglican Journal and shook his head. "We need to stop beating ourselves over the head with issues that divide us," he said. "Sometimes I think that we're too theological for our own good." We had walked down to the...
Two Sticks of Wood
AS A PARISH priest I always looked forward to receiving material for The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in January. I still do. The theme for this year's observance (January 18-25) is, "That they may become one in your hand." It comes from Ezekiel...