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Thursday
Apr302009

Bishops in the news

March was a busy month for bishops and bishops-elect. One archbishop announced his retirement; one suffragan bishop was elected; and the election of another suffragan bishop was deferred.

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Thursday
Apr302009

Teenage atheism on the rise

The number of teenage atheists is rising at a much faster rate than their parents, setting up what could be a potentially serious threat to organized religion, which is already struggling to regain momentum after years of declining attendance.

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Thursday
Apr302009

Sudanese church plant in Vancouver

On April 12, Bishop Don Harvey, moderator of the Anglican Network in Canada, informally welcomed St John’s Sudanese Anglican Church into the year-old organization. With 5,000 Sudanese in the Greater Vancouver area, many with an orthodox Anglican background, there seemed to be a clear need to plant a Sudanese Anglican church.

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Thursday
Apr302009

New Bible for Inuit of Labrador

Five thousand Inuit in Labrador now have a fresh translation of the Bible in their "heart" language. In January the Canadian Bible Society presented the Inuttut Heritage Bible to the Moravian Church in Labrador.

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Thursday
Apr302009

Human Trafficking in Canada

The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) has released a report entitled "Human Trafficking: A Report on Modern Day Slavery in Canada." The 30-page document reviews recent experience with human trafficking in association with major international events and recommends action that may be taken by the Canadian, British Columbia and Vancouver governments in preparation for the 2010 Olympic Games and beyond.

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