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22 days of action for justice, healing

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article40154
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
10-11
Notes
"Anglicans across Canada are being called to demonstrate -- in the 22 days following the closing event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- that this ending is only the beginning of healing and reconciliation with Canada's Indigenous people. Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, and National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald have issued a call to the whole church today to participate in #22days, a campaign that will stretch from the start of the closing of TRC event in Ottawa on May 31 [2015] to National Aboriginal Day on June 21 [2015]. 22days was first conceived of by a group of cathedral deans from cities in which a national TRC event was held and was 'heartily endorsed' by the House of Bishops" (p. 10). "The General Synod communications team has created a web page -- 22days.ca -- that will offer resources, including 22 videos featuring former residential school students and staff describing their experiences in the schools. The videos are not the typical 30-second sound bytes people are used to viewing on television, they are about 15 to 20 minutes each, in order to tell the stories in a more whole and sensitive way, said Anglican Video senior producer Lisa Barry. One video will be added daily to the website during the 22-day period and each will be accompanied by a prayer, written by various people in the church" (p. 11).
Subjects
Native peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Residential schools
Canada. Truth and Reconciliation Commission
22 Days Campaign
Deans, Cathedral and collegiate - Anglican Church of Canada
Parker, Shane A.D. (Shane Alexander Donaldson), 1958-
Elliott, Peter G. (Peter Gordon), 1954-
Hiltz, Fred (Frederick James), 1953-
MacDonald, Mark L. (Mark Lawrence), 1954-
Barry, Lisa
Web sites - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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The story of Beth and Ruth

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article36023
Author
Williams, Leigh Anne
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2009 December
Author
Williams, Leigh Anne
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2009 December
Volume
135
Issue
10
Page
14
Notes
"When a lifetime of friendship became more, two 70-something priests were forced to live with some harsh realities." The Rev. Beth Aime and the Rev. Ruth Pogson (who died in December 2008) were Anglican priests and a same-gender couple. The two had a private commitment service 1 June 1997 while they were still living in Ontario but later moved to the diocese of British Columbia. They were shocked and saddened to be told by then Bishop Barry Jenks that they would not be able to function as clergy in the diocese. The two were married by a Unitarian minister 23 April 2008 and on 1 August 2008 a same sex blessing performed in the Diocese of New Westminster where Ruth was living in St. Jude's Anglican nursing home. Ruth died 30 December 2008 and after her death Beth received "a letter from Bishop James Cowan of the diocese of British Columbia offering his sympathies on the death of her partner. Bishop Cowan also told Aime that he had recently appointed a female priest with a same-gender partner as the incumbent of a parish in the diocese. The episcopal policy that prevented this in the past had changed, he wrote".
Subjects
Aime, Beth
Pogson, Ruth E. (Ruth Elena), 1924-2008
Same sex unions - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Gay clergy - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of British Columbia
Jenks, Barry (Raymond Barry), 1938-2018
Cowan, James (James Arnold Jackson), 1951-
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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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