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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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From Halifax to New Delhi: an intern's story

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article33171
Author
De Santis, Solange
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2005 November
Author
De Santis, Solange
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2005 November
Volume
131
Issue
9
Page
17
Notes
As part of the Theological Students' International Intern Program, Dawn Dickieson spent three months visiting HIV/AIDS projects in India.
From Focus on Education supplement.
Subjects
Dickieson, Dawn
Atlantic School of Theology (AST)
Anglican Church of Canada. Theological Student International Internship Program
Anglican Church of Canada. Partners in Mission
Theological education - Anglican Church of Canada
AIDS (Disease) - India
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India praises churches in AIDS work

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article34520
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2007 May
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2007 May
Volume
133
Issue
5
Page
14
Notes
From Ecumenical News International.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - India
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International Anglican Family Network : International Year of the Family : Ten Years On : Problems and Progress

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article31824
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2004 Trinitytide
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2004 Trinitytide
Issue
114
Page
[23]-[34]
Notes
Issue of IAFN Newsletter included as part of the Anglican World for Trinitytide 2004. An editorial and series of short reports from different agencies and countries assessing and looking back on "changes to family life over the decade" since the 1994 launch conference of the International Year of the Family in Malta. "The articles tell of the increasing number of single parent families and of projects to help them. Another development is the changing role of parents. In Africa, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, as well as in Western countries, some men are becoming more involved with the care of their children and more women are becoming breadwinners -- modifying the traditional demarcation of roles. The global nature of change is again highlighted in the article from Myanmar/Burma, which notes the pressures of modern technology on children, with videos and Superman replacing the transmission of values through storytelling. In Papua New Guinea, the influence of cultural change has resulted in improvements in education and literacy but also noted is an increase in violence within the family. In some countries, changes affecting families reflect the aftermath of civil violence. An article tells of the signs of hope in Rwanda, despite the horrors of the genocide. .... In Northern Ireland, too, there are signs of optimism despite the bitter legacy of the troubles. A major theme underlying many of the changes is the spread of HIV/AIDS. This was raised at the initial IYF [International Year of the Family] conference, but the extent and consequences of the pandemic have vastly intensified during the ten years, bringing heartbreak and poverty to many. The death toll affects all generations of the family, with grandparents having to care for orphans and losing the support of their children in their old age." "The final section of the newsletter tells of action taken by Governments to help families. A point made by many at the Malta conference was that Governments needed to recognise the importance of families as the basic unit of society and do more to help them. It is clear that further Government action is needed, but articles tell of steps forward.
Subjects
International Year of the Family - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Family - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Family - Papua New Guinea
Family violence - Papua New Guinea
Marriage - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
Polygamy - Papua New Guinea
Family - Sri Lanka
Women - Sri Lanka
Women's rights - Sri Lanka
Family - Religious aspects - Church of Ceylon
Family - Uganda
Teenage pregnancy - Uganda
Teenage pregnancy - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Uganda
Mothers' Union - Church of the Province of Uganda
Family - Malaysia
Divorce - Malaysia
Divorce - Religious aspects - Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia
Women - Religious aspects - Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia
Family - Caribbean Area
Family - Religious aspects - Church in the Province of the West Indies
Grandparents - Antigua
Rwanda - History - Civil War, 1994
Women - Rwanda
Women - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Rwanda
AIDS (Disease) - Rwanda
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Rwanda
Family - Northern Ireland
Family - Religious aspects - Church of Ireland
Family - Myanmar
Storytelling - Religious aspects - Church of Myanmar
Christian education - Church of Myanmar
Christianity and culture - Myanmar
Family - Nigeria
Family - Religious aspects - Church of Nigeria
Ecology - Nigeria
Ecology - Religious aspects - Church of Nigeria
Family - Great Britain
Family - Religious aspects - Church of England
Parenting - Religious aspects - Church of England
Family - Religious aspects - Church in Wales
Family - South Africa
Family - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Children - Africa
AIDS (Disease) in children
Amigos International
AIDS (Disease) - Uganda
AIDS (Disease) - India
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of South India
Church work with AIDS patients - Church of South India
Hospices (Terminal care) - India
Church work with the terminally ill - Church of South India
Family - New Zealand
Family - Canada
Children - Tanzania
Children - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Tanzania
Family - Ghana
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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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