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Monday
Aug312009

Scholarly bishop a peacemaker

The Rt. Rev. Stephen Andrews. Photo: Sue CarelessStephen Andrews is one of Canadian Anglicanism’s most respected scholars and theologians - and now he is the 10th Bishop of Algoma.

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Friday
Jul032009

Refresh: Wycliffe’s gift to the Church

"This is Wycliffe’s gift to the church," says conference organizer Sarah Peake of the annual Refresh conference held every year the second week of May. This year, the conference’s fifth, saw about 100 people attend 15 workshops held from Tuesday May 12 to Friday May 15, with even more coming for evening talks.

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Friday
Jul032009

Co-operation despite disagreement at St. Stephen’s

Most of the parishioners at St. Stephen’s Church in Westmount are alarmed by the position the Anglican Church of Canada is taking on same-sex blessings and other doctrinal matters, but differ on what to do about it, according to the interim priest, the Rev’d Dean Brady.

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Friday
Jul032009

Trust case opens in Vancouver

In 2008, when some Anglican churches voted to seek temporary episcopal oversight under the Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC) because of deep theological differences with their more liberal bishops, various dioceses of the Anglican Church of Canada responded by attempting to seize properties and replace elected trustees.

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Friday
Jul032009

CoGS recommends no change to marriage cannon 

The Council of General Synod (CoGS) has decided not to ask General Synod 2010 to amend church laws to allow for the marriage of same-sex couples. CoGS is the official arm of the Anglican Church of Canada that meets twice a year between the triennial national synods. It recently convened May 8-10 in Mississauga.

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