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. 1, January

After General Synod? Provinces Plan for National Insolvency
Toronto Anticipating possible change in the structure of the national church, the four ecclesiastical provinces have agreed to continue the canons, or laws, of the church in case of the insolvency of General Synod. British Columbia and Yukon,...
Caring Ears, Warm Hearts, Cookies: Prostitutes `Just People'
Kamloops, B.C. IT IS Friday evening and cold drizzle falls on a city street corner where a prostitute stands and shivers. She's not waiting for much -- just a john so she can make enough money to survive the weekend. No comfort, no compassion...
Cost of Litigation Yield 2001 Deficit: Fiscal Problems Unresolved by Recent Cutbacks
Mississauga, Ont. The national church expects to continue grappling with financial difficulties in 2001 despite a year that saw staff layoffs and spending cuts in most areas. Council of General Synod (CoGS) -- the governing body that guides the...
Council Approves Process for New Strategy: Significant Funds' Will Be Needed
Mississauga, Ont. The Council of General Synod has authorized the launching of a fast-track process to produce a new financial strategy for the Anglican Church of Canada. The process, generated by uncertainty around the costs of settling the...
Debate Ends (about When a Century Begins)
NEW YEAR'S Day 2001 marks the end of a debate which will not surface for other hundred years: the debate about when a century begins. One side of the debate argues from arithmetic and logic: The first century of the present system began presumably...
Former ECUSA Treasurer (Ellen F. Cooke) Released from Custody (for Embezzlment)
Former church treasurer Ellen F. Cooke, convicted in 1995 of embezzling $2 million from the Episcopal Church in the United States is to be released from federal custody this month. Ms. Cooke was transferred to a halfway house in Norfolk, Va., in...
Historic Diocese's Future Financially `Precarious': Rupert's Land Hurt by Lawsuits
TALK ABOUT a move from the frying pan into the fire. Less than a year ago, Archdeacon Donald D. Phillips left the diocese of Qu'Appelle, which is financially shaky due to residential schools lawsuits, to become bishop of the diocese of Rupert's Land,...
Sad & Beautiful World, 1975-1999: Colin Linden
Colin Linden Sad & Beautiful World 1975 - 1999 Sony ONE OF this column's perennial subjects in the past eight years has been the work of Canadian guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and producer Colin Linden. The pre-Christmas release of a...
Smaller Journal Maintains Historic Traditions
The Anglican Journal looks different this month. The most noticeable change for you, the reader, is likely to be the newspaper's smaller size; we are now publishing a base newspaper of 12 pages, as compared to the 16 pages, which we had previously...
Time of Crisis Is Not the Time to Deliberate in Secrecy
JOURNALIST know that a story is never told as effectively as by someone who was there. Interviewing witnesses, making phone calls, reconstructing events -- these are de facto essential tools of the trade, and yet they are always second best. There...
U.S. Church Arsonist (Jay Scott Ballinger) Sentenced to 42 Years: `Aide to Lucifer' Admits Fire Spree
ENI--An Indiana man hostile to Christianity has been sentenced to 42 years in prison for arson attacks at more than two dozen U.S. churches in the mid- and late-1990s. Jay Scott Ballinger, 38, confessed to attacks on more than 25 churches in at...

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