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. 122, No. 3, March

Celts Honoured Nature (St. Patrick)
ST. PATRICK'S DAY is coming soon. Patrick was part of the ancient Celtic church which saw the divine spirit in every living creature and loved all animals for their own sake. Born about 387, the "Apostle of the Irish" was captured at age 16 by Irish...
Church's Handling of Abuse Case Praised: Some Trinity College Students Not So Happy
Toronto The way the sexual abuse by priest and professor Dr. David Holeton was handled earned praise for the church but some dissatisfaction at the college where he taught. Dr. Holeton was suspended from the priesthood last April by the church...
Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking Starring Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon **** (out of five) Tim Robbins has directed what could well be one of the finest and most powerful films of the season. Dead Man Walking, with screenplay adapted from Sister Helen Prejeans'...
(Ellen) Cooke Can't Remember, but Still Pleads Guilty: Faces Jail Term or Stiff Fine for Theft
Newark, N.J. Former Episcopal Church treasurer Ellen Cooke will be sentenced April 29 after pleading guilty in January to embezzling more than $1.5 million US in church funds over four years, and to evading U.S. federal income tax on more than $310,000...
`I Don't Want to Change This Belief as Long as I Live'
MY OLDER BROTHER died when I was old enough to go with him out hunting. The younger brother died when he got lost in Nettsilik. "Before I was born there were two shamans left who still had their powers. Their powers were to do with hunting and trying...
Parish Begins Work of Rebuilding after Majority Walks Out
Port Alberni The Sunday after more than two-thirds of the congregation of St. Alban's Anglican Church in this Vancouver Island town walked out to form their own church, it was "business as usual" for those who stayed behind. Business as usual...
Primate's (World Relief and Development) Fund Donations Drive
Toronto A sharp drop in donations to the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund last year means support for a number of international projects will be cut and three national staff will lose their jobs. Charlotte Maxwell, PWRDF's Africa development...
`Secularism' Church's Greatest Threat
Toronto The greatest challenge for the church is the growth of "extreme secularism," said the new leader of the Armenian Orthodox Church on a recent visit to Toronto. His Holiness Karekin I, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians,...
Unorthodox Move: Lebanese Loyalties Divided by New Church
Charlottetown For decades it has been home to Charlottetown's Lebanese and Syrian Orthodox Christians because there was no Orthodox church available. Now, with the Christmas opening of Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church,...

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