Anglican Journal

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Articles from Vol. 132, No. 3, March

Army Chaplain Jumps in Feet First after His Flock
THE DUTIES OF Canadian Forces chaplains can be very different from their civilian counterparts. Take Capt. Fraser Harvey, the Anglican chaplain at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Borden, near Barrie, Ont. In recent years, he has followed his "parishioners"...
Bishops Endorse Revised Accord
All 30 dioceses of the Anglican Church of Canada, through their diocesan bishops and/or chancellors, have recommended that their diocesan councils or executive committees approve the revised Indian residential schools settlement agreement presented...
Book of Daniel Show Cancelled: Low Ratings, Protests from Religious Right Cited as Reasons
STAFF NBC in late January cancelled--after just four episodes--its new prime-time U.S. television series, The Book of Daniel, a show that that featured an Episcopal (Anglican) priest with family problems who had conversations with Jesus. The...
Cathedral 'Can't Be Restored'
St. Jude's Anglican Cathedral in Iqaluit, Nunavut--known as the "igloo" church for its distinctive dome-and-spire shape--has been declared structurally unsafe following a Nov. 5 fire and cannot be restored, said Archdeacon John Tyrrell. "The building...
Ceremony Reunites Native Pupils: School Not Named in Any Residential Abuse Lawsuits
The main dormitory building at the former Anglican Indian residential school in La Tuque, Que., which had fallen into disrepair, was demolished in early February. A number of former students from northern Quebec Cree communities gathered for the demolition....
Church Charities Need Boost
A fundraising expert has recommended significant changes to the way the Anglican Church of Canada seeks donations, saying that it has a "strong prospect pool" that has largely been untapped because of reliance on old fundraising methods that don't...
Coffin Defends Granting of Temporary License to Gay Priest
The granting of a temporary licence to an American lesbian priest who is in a relationship with a woman sparked a small debate in the diocese of Ottawa, but the bishop is standing by his decision, saying it does not reflect a change in diocesan policy....
Declining Church Membership Is an Issue
IN LIGHT OF the continuing interest in my presentation on declining church membership to the house of bishops last October, and the controversy it is generating, I think some clarification is in order. I have been criticized for not releasing my...
Meeting God the Giver, Forgiver
"Some people like to keep their spirituality and theology neatly separated, the way someone may want to have the main dish and the salad served separately during a meal. I don't, " concedes the author of Free of Charge: Giving and Foraying in a Culture...
National Office Declines Request to Increase ACC Grants
STAFF The Anglican Church of Canada has declined a request to increase its annual grant to the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC), citing budgetary constraints. The executive council of the Episcopal Church in the United States (ECUSA), meanwhile,...
Now That We Have Your Attention
JOHN Kenneth Galbraith once remarked that the main function of economic foresting was to make astrology appear as a reputable science. The same could be said of other types of projections, including predictions of the demise of the Anglican Church...
Priest Celebrates Milestone
STAFF Bishop George Snell on Jan. 25 celebrated a milestone few clergy reach: the 50th anniversary of his consecration as a bishop and the 7Sth year of his ordination as a priest. Beginning with a eucharist on the Feast of the Conversion of St....
Quebec Summer Camp Closes after 63 Years
Citing "serious financial problems, " Quebec's diocesan executive council decided Jan. 14 to close the diocese's Quebec Lodge Camp and to sell the property, which is situated on the shores of Lake Massawippi in the Eastern Townships, a region of mountains...
Record Year for Journal Appeal
The Anglican Journal's annual fundraising appeal collected a record total of $638, 000 in 2005, smashing the previous record, $505, 000 in 2001. "Our readers continue to amaze me, " wrote editor Leanne Larmondin in an email to staff at the Anglican...
'Servant Jesus' Alive in Cuba: Churches Minister to Sick and Needy
Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, the Canadian lbrimate, in early February fulfilled his southernmost responsibility--chairing the Metropolitan Council of Cuba and presiding over the Episcopal Church of Cuba's annual synod. In addition, visiting from...
Vigils Continue for Hostages
STAFF The anti-war group Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) said it was "grateful and heartened" to see new video footage of the four peace activists who have been held captive in Iraq since Nov. 26 and expressed the hope that they would be released....
We've Got the Map. Who's Got the Car?
EVEN A SIMPLE trip like a family vacation needs a destination, a map, a vehicle to get there and an evaluation. ("Next time, let's not rent a place called Scorpion Villa.") Recently, General Synod commissioned reports on how major parts of the church...
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