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January 22, 2008

Publication of a paper version of Anglican/Episcopal World magazine, published quarterly by the Anglican Communion Office in London, has been suspended in favor of an email distribution model, said the Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon, secretary...

January 9, 2008

Saying that he hoped to "dispel rumor or misunderstanding," Archbishop Fred Hiltz, the primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has written to his fellow leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion explaining the developments...

December 29, 2007

Since the Anglican Network in Canada held a conference in late November to announce a new church structure for parishes conservative on the subject of homosexuality, several bishops have called clergy in for clarification of their...

November 26, 2007

The Anglican Church of the Southern Cone said on November 22 that it will accept conservative Canadian Anglican churches that are in "serious theological dispute" with their dioceses or with the national church. Such disputes...

November 18, 2007

The Anglican Diocese of Toronto in Canada elected Canon Linda Nicholls, 53, as a suffragan, or assistant, bishop on the third ballot in an election held November 17 at St. Paul's Church, Toronto. Nicholls' consecration is set for...

November 18, 2007

The southern Ontario Diocese of Niagara, meeting at its annual synod November 17, voted to allow civilly married gay couples, "where at least one party is baptized," to receive a church blessing. Niagara Bishop Ralph Spence, who...

November 5, 2007

Canada's Anglican bishops, at their regular fall meeting, decided to leave in place a set of pastoral guidelines concerning church services for gay couples that stops short of blessings or marriage. They also expressed serious concern...

October 30, 2007

A group of Canadian Anglicans on the liberal, or "progressive," side of issues concerning homosexuality and the church have urged Anglican bishops to "proceed to [the] full inclusion [of gay and lesbian people] by providing...

October 29, 2007

A priest in the Anglican Church of Canada's Diocese of Ontario has been disciplined and had his license to marry canceled after officiating at the wedding of a same-gender couple last August in a church in rural Ontario, where he is the...

October 11, 2007

Jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins plays at a "mission to musicians" jam session at St. Anna's Episcopal Church in New Orleans. On the Wednesday evening during the House of Bishops meeting in this city, Ruffins helped St. Anna's do what it's...

June 29, 2007

Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada met June 26 -- the morning after General Synod ended to discuss the ramifications of their slim vote against allowing dioceses to offer church blessing rites to gay couples. "It will be...

June 26, 2007

In an inner-city church that symbolized the diversity of the Anglican Communion, Bishop Frederick James Hiltz was installed on June 25 as the 13th primate of the Anglican Church of Canada and national archbishop. "Overwhelmed and...

June 22, 2007

Anglicans and Lutherans took a pause on June 21 from their respective annual conventions to flow together for a day of worship that celebrated their six-year-old Full Communion relationship and was centered on the theme and imagery of...

April 20, 2007

"Overwhelmed" was a word that cropped up several times when the four candidates for primate were asked how they felt at the prospect they might be called in June to lead the Anglican Church of Canada. Due to a new nomination...

April 16, 2007

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, considered canceling the 2008 Lambeth Conference of the world's Anglican bishops due to the sexuality debates roiling the church, but decided against it. "Yes, we've already been...

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