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Fire Guts Art-Rich Toronto Anglican Church

A four-alarm blaze early on June 9 tore through St. Anne’s Anglican Church.

Dane Neufeld to Lead Communion Partners Canada

Communion Partners Canada elected the Rev. Dr. Dane Neufeld as its chairman on May 28.

Templeton Prize Honors Scholar of Forgiveness

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela’s scholarship is informed by her involvement in the fraught conversations that often must precede forgiveness.

Meet New Zealand’s Barefoot Bishop

The Rt. Rev. Justin Duckworth, who founded a new monastic community before becoming Bishop of Wellington and goes by BarefootBishop on social media, was elected May 22 as primate of Tikanga Pākehā, the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and Polynesia’s branch for people of European descent.

‘Hard to Preach the Gospel on Stolen Land’

Australia is only beginning to come to terms with its First Nations people.

Nestor Poltic Elected Primate in the Philippines

The Rt. Rev. Nestor Poltic, Bishop of North Central Philippines, was elected the eighth prime bishop and primate Episcopal Church in the Philippines by the...

Magna Carta Protest Meant to ‘Get Things in Proportion’

“I believe it’s what God is asking of me,” the Rev. Sue Parfitt said in Bristol Crown Court in March 2022. “It’s my absolute duty as a Christian to protect the planet.”

Eclectic Prayers for Same-Sex South African Couples

Remarkably for this genre of prayers, the 15 drafts released by the archbishop reflect not only proposed blessings, but also a prayer of reservations and prayers that focus more on the divided nature of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.

Primates Weigh Redefinition of the Communion

Primates representing 31 of the Anglican Communion’s 42 member churches discussed possible changes to the Anglican Communion’s 90-year-old definition, shared stories of mutual struggle, and met with Pope Francis at a Primates' Meeting held in Rome April 29-May 3.

Moderator Seeks More Freedom for Pakistan’s Christians

The Most Rev. Azad Marshall, moderator and presiding bishop of the Church of Pakistan, has invoked the memory of the Apostle Thomas in asking...

Scholars Discuss Anglican Congress, ‘Toronto Manifesto’

The “MRI at 60” conference was dedicated to retired Bishop Terry Brown, the Canadian Church Historical Society president who died just days before the event he had organized.

Ugandan Anglicans Aim to Protect Kids Online

“With children spending an average of 6 to 7 hours a day engaging with digital media, the campaign seeks to strike a balance between the tremendous opportunities for learning and entertainment and the potential risks lurking in the shadows,” Archbishop Stephen Kaziimba said.

Ugandan Archbishop Reclaims Church Properties

The Anglican Church of Uganda has worked in recent weeks to regain church buildings taken over by Bishop Charles Okunya Oode and his followers.

Good Friday Concert is a Twist on a Century-Old Tradition

Raising funds for the Holy Land at a troubling time

Archbishops Join Critics of U.K.’s Extremism Revisions

The government’s new definition has come in response to many public pro-Palestinian demonstrations that have occurred since Hamas killed more than 1,200 Israelis on October 7, 2023.

Tempest in the Anglican Church of Mexico

There is a bitter crisis in the Anglican Church of Mexico, grounded in disputed elections for both a bishop and the province’s primate.

Rowan Williams Weighs in on Wedding Photos Row

One photographer writes: “It’s been years and I still carry the mental trauma of being pushed off an [altar] by a priest growling at me to stay out of his way. I was visibly pregnant.”

More Grace, Less Action at General Synod

What do you do when the world is falling apart? Archbishop Justin Welby reminded Synod of the message of George Bell, the wartime Bishop of Chichester: you keep on being the church.

Australian Anglicans Work for Comprehensiveness

Australian Anglicans have discusse how to express different expressions of the church — and remain Anglican and in communion.

Ugandans Honor Martyred Archishop Janani Luwum

The national government has announced plans to construct a soccer stadium at the site of Luwum’s grave.


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