A family of refugees from Syria arrived in Canada, part of the Anglican Diocese's pledge to resettle 50 refugees to celebrate their 140th anniversary. Sponsored by St. Brendan Anglican Church, the family said they "want my children to have bright futures...just to be healthy, just to be happy ...
On the sixth anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry issued the following statement.
The Church should “re-commit and re-dedicate itself to do all for the freedom of those enslaved and trafficked, so that they may have life and have it more abundantly,” the general secretary of the Synod of the Church of North India has said.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, has described racism as a “demon” and said that “sacred conversations may help the demon of racism to lose some its power.”
Archbishop Justin Welby said that a formal schism in the Anglican Communion would be a failure; but he told BBC Radio Four’s Today program that such a scenario “would not be a disaster” because “God is bigger than our failures.”
Applications are now accepted for the 2016 United Thank Offering grants.
In his new year message, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby talks about how Jesus was a refugee and how we must welcome the stranger into our homes.
“As the words were spoken on that night when Jesus was born, peace, good will to all people, God bless you, God keep you,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry says in his Christmas 2015 message.