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. 6, June

Anglican Publications Honored: Design and Content Both Cited in Awards
Winnipeg After being recognized in April as one of the top national church newspapers in North America, the Anglican Journal has picked up an additional five awards from the Canadian Church Press. And MinistryMatters, the Anglican Church of Canada's...
Archbishop Peers in the Solomon Islands: Impact of Ethnic Crisis Still Being Felt
Honiara It some ways, it shows all the signs of being a country in extremis, a nation at the edge of self-destruction, on the verge of becoming to the South Pacific what Haiti is to the Caribbean. The economy, in the words of a local Anglican...
Bishops `Dismayed' at Negotiations Pace: `We Need More Than Just Talk'
Niagara Falls, Ont. Bishops of The Anglican Church of Canada, at their semi-annual meeting, debated how best to express dismay, and in some cases, outrage, at the slow pace of talks with the government of Canada concerning the residential schools...
Cabinet Tells (Herb) Gray to Settle: Peers Enters Negotiations for First Time
Deputy Prime Minister Herb Gray said the federal cabinet has told him to intensify negotiations with four churches over the residential schools crisis and bring the matter to a satisfactory conclusion. Mr. Gray brought this news to a May meeting...
Churches' Summit Showing Termed `Weak': Quebec Protestors Disgruntled
Although Canadian churches presented a strongly-worded letter to heads of government at the Quebec City Summit of the Americas, some faith-based protestors on the other side of the fence came away from the weekend disgruntled at what they call a weak...
First-Hand Look at Israeli Conflict: Church Leaders Visit Middle East
It is a sad, sad country. Telmor Sartison, Bishop, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Jerusalem In Gaza and the suburbs of Jerusalem children are dying, victims of bombs and their parents' war. Even more obscene than the death of a four-month-old...
How the Story Gets Told: Synod Expected to Draw Media
A VAST MEDIA room, an electronic forum with daily "ezine" bulletins, Web cams and traditional paper press kits are all pieces of the mix that will be offered to help delegates, the media and the general public find their way through the labyrinth of...
Melanesian Panpipes Used to Empower Youth
"KILL THOSE PEOPLE. Eat those people!", the bishop said. The Bishop of Ysabel, in the Solomon Islands, was translating for me the shouts of the painted, axe-and-spear-wielding warriors who rushed out of the bush at us as we neared the diocesan training...
Midnight Sun Diocese Is Steeped in History: Yukon Ponders Changing Roles for the Church
BISHOP Terrence Buckle pulls up in his truck and jumps out, walks over to the camera, and stops. He grins. "Welcome to the land of the midnight sun," he says, squinting into the brightness, as he introduces a promotional video for the diocese of the...
New West Synod to Revisit Blessing Same-Sex Unions
The diocese of New Westminster's annual synod this month will again consider whether to ask Bishop Michael Ingham to allow the blessing in church of committed homosexual relationships. Supporters see it as a legitimate response to the needs of gay...
Summer Looms, the Pace Picks Up
THE JUNE EDITION of the Anglican Journal traditionally marks the close of the publication year and presages a couple of summer months when things slow down at Church House, staff take holidays, the hours are shorter and the pace more relaxed. Except...

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