Anglican Journal

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Articles from Vol. 128, No. 9, November

AIDS, Iraq Focus of ACC Resolutions
The Anglican Consultative Council passed two resolutions opposing war against Iraq, reviewed Anglican programs on HIV/AIDS in Africa and launched a revitalized Anglican Communion web portal. The anti-war resolutions expressed opposition to unilateral...
`Anglican Communion Is Not a Single, Monolithic Structure'
The following is adapted from a column by Archbishop David Crawley, published in the Kootenay diocesan newspaper The High Way. It is important to understand the structure of both the Anglican Communion and the Anglican Church of Canada. The Anglican...
Church Leaders Condemn Rush to War with Iraq
Christian leaders including the general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) have criticized the impetus towards a U.S.-led war against Iraq. WCC general secretary Konrad Raiser termed military action "illegal, immoral and unwise." ...
Church Where Kids Are Part of Everything: Holy Trinity Seeks Inclusion
KIDS PLOP themselves down comfortably on a carpet laid over the ancient pine floor front of the altar. Rev. Sara Boyles, parish priest of Holy Trinity church in downtown Toronto, drops down in a swirl of folding skirts to the carpet with the kids and...
Email Election Procedure Rescinded: Secrecy of Vote Concerns Council
Montreal The Ecclesiastical Province of Canada, which earlier this year broke new ground and gained international attention by electing its archbishop by e-mail, has rescinded the process that made that possible. The provincial council, meeting...
(George) Carey, (Michael) Ingham Quarrel over Communion's Unity
Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey merely added to the problem of disunity in the Anglican Communion by criticizing a Canadian diocese's decision to bless same-sex unions, says Bishop Michael Ingham of New Westminster. In his last presidential...
God Sees Our Lives in Their Totality
One of the aspects of my work to which I have become accustomed is travel by air. When I was a bishop on the Prairies I traveled a great deal (in a diocese the size of Britain) but it was all by car. When I became primate I took to the air. And...
New West(minster Diocese) Reduces GS (General Synod) Funds
New Westminster has cut contributions to General Synod in the wake of a shortfall of funds caused by the refusal of eight parishes to contribute to the diocese, says diocesan business administrator Mike Wellwood. The parishes object to a diocesan...
New Westminster Suspends Cursillo for Two Years: Director Divided over Blessing of Same-Sex Unions
The diocese of New Westminster has suspended Cursillo activities for two years after a diocesan controversy over the blessing of same sex unions spilled over into the activities of the spiritual and evangelical movement In a letter co-signed by...
`Oversimplification Does a Disservice --'
The following is a statement issued by Bishop Michael Ingham of New Westminster, in reponse to Archbishop Carey's presidential address. I RECOGNIZE THE Archbishop of Canterbury's concern for the unity of the Communion. Indeed I share it, along with...
`This Erosion of Communion'
The following is extracted from outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey's presidential address to the Anglican Consultative Council. IT IS AT this point as the outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury that I must point to my greatest worry. I would...
Twilight of a Brilliant Career (Charlotte Maxwell)
Johannesburg She has shed her Africa clothes, leaving them behind in Johannesburg. Her final trip reports are in the works and Charlotte Maxwell is ready to retire. It's been 22 years since Ms. Maxwell, 65, came to work for the Primate's World...
U.K. Evangelicals Split over (Rowan) Williams
London Leading evangelicals in Britain are rushing to staunch the tide of criticism leveled at incoming archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams by their own associates, who have questioned his position on sexual morality and demanded he renounce...
What Would Follow a Pact with Ottawa?
IT SEEMS FAIR, doesn't it, that at the end of a long, painful trek through a wilderness, there be a clear sense of direction and above all, relief. It seems so proper and fitting that in the end, problems, no matter how great or momentous, get resolved...