Church Stands with Prairie Farmers
Blair, Kathy, Anglican Journal
"Act of God" or not, the Anglican Church is lining up behind Prairie farmers facing an economic disaster after a combination of torrential spring rains and low commodity prices played havoc with this year's crop.
Bishop Malcolm Harding of the Diocese of Brandon said no one in the rest of the country seems to be paying much attention to the situation which is threatening the livelihood of Western farmers.
The bishop has written to all parishes alerting them to the importance of the farm crisis. More work needs to be done in the pastoral area, he said.
One farmer told him he felt the need to meet with other farmers to talk about the problems. "The women do it well but the men have a bit of a …
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Publication information: Article title: Church Stands with Prairie Farmers. Contributors: Blair, Kathy - Author. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 125. Issue: 7 Publication date: September 1999. Page number: 1+. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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