Stephen Andrews (Photo: Wycliffe College)
(Staff) WHEN THE General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada meets July 7-12 in Richmond Hill, ON, it will be after months of mounting tension over a key issue on the agenda. The last General Synod in 2013 passed a resolution requiring the Council of General Synod (COGS) to prepare a motion to change the marriage canon of the ACC to include same-sex marriage. Such a motion would require
The original Inuit Bible translation team in 2001: Jonas Allooloo, Ben Arreak,
Andrew Atagotaaluk and Joshua Arreak. Allooloo and Atagotaaluk will lead the
team working on the revision and concordance.
(Photo: Sue Careless)
SOME 30,000 Inuit living in the Eastern Arctic and Northern Quebec speak Inuktitut. For the past three years they have had access to an Inuktitut translation of the Bible, the fruit of a 25-year collaboration between the Anglican Church of Canada (Diocese of the Arctic) and the Canadian Bible Society.
The Inuktitut Bible marked the first time
ROBERT-FALCON Ouellette, the Indigenous Liberal MP representing Winnipeg Centre, told Jorge Barrera of APTN News that he will be voting against Bill C-14, the bill that will legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide.
According to the APTN report, Ouellette said the federal government should work around the deadline and delay legalizing assisted death for at least five to ten years until it’s absolutely clear what sort of impact it would have in all corners of Canadian society.
“I think we need to take more time, especially in light of Attawapiskat.”
Attawapiskat is a Cree community in the James Bay region that is experiencing a suicide crisis. Ouellette stated
By Graeme Hamilton
QUEBEC’S COLLEGE of Physicians has issued an ethics bulletin to its members after learning that some doctors were allowing suicide victims to die when life-saving treatment was available.
The bulletin says the College learned last fall that “in some Quebec hospitals, some people who had attempted to end their lives through poisoning