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AIDS conference attracts faith groups

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article31531
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2004 September
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2004 September
Volume
130
Issue
7
Page
14
Notes
Representatives from more than 100 faith-based organizations attended the 15th International AIDS Conference in Bangkok in July 2004. From ENI.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Congresses
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Christianity
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Bishops discuss changes to church structures, marriage canon

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article40158
Author
Williams, Leigh Anne
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2015 June
Author
Williams, Leigh Anne
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2015 June
Volume
141
Issue
6
Page
12
Notes
"When the House of Bishops met in Niagara Falls, Ont., from April 13 to 17 [2015], they discussed some contentious issues, including possible amendments to the marriage canon and a call from the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP) for significant changes to church structures. But Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, said there was, nevertheless, 'a spirit of hopefulness' at the gathering". "The bishops discussed the document, 'Where We Are Today: Twenty Years after the Covenant, an Indigenous Call to Church Leadership', in terms of what they thought needed more clarification, what they found encouraging and what they found challenging." "Hiltz observed that what underlies much of these discussions is the question, 'What is everybody's understanding of self-determination ?' This is a conversation that needs to continue, he said. People are not sure what self-determination will mean in terms of concrete changes, said Hiltz". "Bishops also endorsed the #22days campaign calling Anglicans to commit to working toward healing and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. ... Hiltz noted that Bishop Robert Hardwick of the diocese of Qu'Appelle shared plans to ring church bells for murdered and missing women and girls, and other bishops decided that could be done in all of their dioceses".
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops - Meetings
Marriage (Canon law) - Anglican Church of Canada
Marriage - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Same sex unions - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Native peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Leadership - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Structure
Where We Are Today: Twenty Years after the Covenant, and Indigenous Call to Church Leadership
22 Days Campaign
Hardwick, Robert, 1956-
Church bells - Anglican Church of Canada
Native women - Crimes against - Canada
Missing persons - Canada
Murder - Investigation - Canada
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News in brief : AIDS : Africa maps out strategy

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article30227
Author
Waimiri, Justus
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2003 Easter
Author
Waimiri, Justus
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2003 Easter
Issue
109
Page
69-70
Notes
"We, the Anglican Communion across Africa, pledge ourselves to promise that future generations will be born and live free from AIDS". "Over 35 leaders, among them Provincial Secretaries and AIDS Co-ordinators from all the 12 African Provinces and the Diocese of Egypt, attended the weeklong workshop at the Ankrah Foundation in Mukono [from 26 January to 1 February 2003]."
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
AIDS (Disease) - Congresses
Council of the Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA)
Church work with AIDS patients - Anglican Communion
Byamugisha, Gideon B., 1959-
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Quicklines : Access for All : The Faith Community Responding to the 15th International AIDS Conference

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article32299
Author
Fung, Elijah
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2004 Michaelmas
2004 Advent
Author
Fung, Elijah
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2004 Michaelmas
2004 Advent
Issue
115
116
Page
68
Notes
"The theme of this year's International AIDS Conference was `Access for All'. Special attention was being given to the role of communities in combating the AIDS epidemic. A significant dimension of community response was found in the work of faith-based organizations and the growing forms of collaboration among them". Prior to the International AIDS Conference, "the Christians, Muslims and Buddhists organized separate pre-Conference meetings for their own communities. The Pre-Conference meetings focused on workshops, sharing and discussions in the light of their particular religious teachings, principles and experiences." "The presence and involvement of faith-based actors at this particular Conference was the largest and most active to date."
Author is Manager of St. John's Cathedral HIV Education Centre in Hong Kong.
Subjects
International Conference on AIDS (15th : 2004 : Bangkok, Thailand)
AIDS (Disease) - Congresses
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Christianity
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Buddhism
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Islam
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui
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Walking together: A justice that is waiting

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article38722
Author
MacDonald, Mark L. (Mark Lawrence), 1954-
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2013 December
Author
MacDonald, Mark L. (Mark Lawrence), 1954-
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2013 December
Volume
139
Issue
10
Page
5
Notes
The author considers "the over 600 missing and murdered indigenous women -- women who died because of their vulnerability to violence, women whose deaths seem neither to be mourned nor even noticed by the government of Canada and the majority of the Canadian public. There are close to one and a half million indigenous people in Canada, slightly more than the population of Ottawa. Imagine if 600 women from Ottawa were to disappear in a similar fashion. Would the government -- or anyone -- tolerate their disappearance ? Wouldn't we work urgently and tirelessly until every woman was accounted for, until all women were safe ?" "We are sadly, witnesses of such hideous evil -- certainly, in the growing worldwide poverty, which so disproportionately impacts women and children, but just as really and dramatically in the indigenous women whose tragic lives have been denied justice".
Author is "national indigenous bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada".
Subjects
Peter, Titus, 1920-2008
Indigenous women - Violence against - Canada
Native women - Crimes against - Canada
Indian women - Violence against - Canada
Native women - Violence against - Canada
Missing persons - Canada
Murder - Investigation - Canada
Marginality, Social - Canada
Indigenous women - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Justice - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Justice - Canada
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