Anglican Journal

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Articles from Vol. 135, No. 5, May

Anglican Consultative Council Gathers in Jamaica in Early May; Proposed Province on the Agenda
The last time the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) met, in 2005, Canadian and American delegates sat on the sidelines. They were there to "attend but not participate" after their churches were censured for their more-liberal stand on the contentious...
Anglican Presence in Burundi Makes a Difference
"I WANT TO tell you how I lost my arms." That is the opening line of a feature article on page 1, and the words are spoken by Francine Nijimbere, a 26-year-old mother living in Burundi. Her story is both alarming and tragic, almost incomprehensible...
Burundi's Servant Church: Anglicans Are Transforming Lives of Poor
Bujumbura IT IS POSSIBLE for a family of five to live on 4,000 Burundian francs ($4) per day, according to Josephine Bigari. It would simply mean skipping breakfast, having no bread, no meat, and no milk for tea, she said. If you have no money to...
Church Wants Choice on Proposed Accounting Rules: Dioceses, Parishes Urged to Respond
The General Synod office of the Anglican Church of Canada is leading what it hopes will be a co-ordinated response with dioceses and parishes across the country voicing opinions on proposed changes to the rules governing the way they report their financial...
Former Student Gives Settlement to Homeless; Winnipeg Shelter Receives $50,000
A former student of the Elkhorn Indian Residential School, set up by an Anglican missionary in 1888, has donated $50,000-$40,000 of which was his entire settlement from the revised residential schools agreement--to an inner city homeless shelter in...
'I Want to Tell You Why I Lost My Arms'
Over the 13 years of civil war, Burundi has witnessed "an unprecedented increase in violence against women, rape in particular," according to a UN Peacebuilding Commission report. "Combating impunity, prevention and providing support to victims are...
Joint Synod with ELCIC Considered for 2013
The Anglican Church of Canada's management team met with National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and her senior staff in March to discuss ways to deepen the full communion agreement between the two churches Their...
Novels Capture Life in Newfoundland and Labrador
PASSUP POINT A Novel Of Labrador by Coralie Hughes Jensen Lightning Rider Press ISBN; 978 0978 7316816 280 pages $14.99 LETY'S GIFT A Novel by Coralie Hughes Jensen Lightning Rider Press ISBN; 978 0989 8319-292 292...
Suffragan Bishop Election Deferred: Buckle Concedes Move 'Caused Pain'
Archbishop Terrence Buckle, bishop of the diocese of Yukon and Metropolitan (senior bishop) of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon, has acknowledged that the provincial synod's decision to endorse a motion from its house of bishops...
Timely Questions
EVERY ONCE IN a while, at a conference or a small group discussion, questions are raised that grab our attention in such a way that we think about them long after the moment. That has been. my experience after having attended a conference on Mutual...