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Synod elects Coadjutor Bishop – update

Synod elects Coadjutor Bishop on third ballot –By Stuart Mann– The Very Rev. Andrew Asbil, rector of St. James Cathedral and dean of Toronto, has been elected coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Toronto. He will become the 12th Bishop of Toronto when Archbishop Colin Johnson, who currently holds the position, retires at the end of…

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US Presiding Bishop preaches at Royal Wedding

Bishop Michael Curry – the presiding bishop of the US Episcopal Church – gave a rousing sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. See the Order of Service

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A thought from Lambeth Palace

There are two ways to live life A thought from Lambeth Place, Church of England, for Day Three of “Thy Kingdom Come” There are two ways to live life. One way is to live as if we’re owed it all, that we deserve everything good that comes our way, and that anything bad we receive…

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Message from the Archbishop

In wake of tragedy in Toronto on Monday: message from ++Colin Johnson, 23 April 2018 Nearby Toronto churches open for vigil and prayer Tragedy has struck our city today. I weep for those who have died. I join in prayer for those who are physically injured or suffering emotionally from having witnessed such carnage, and…

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Billionaires made enough in 2017 to end extreme poverty seven times

‘The billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system.’ Time.com The global economy created a record number of billionaires last year, exacerbating inequality amid a weakening of workers’ rights and a corporate push to maximize shareholder returns, charity organization Oxfam International said in a new…

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Ever wonder why people eat fish on Fridays

Lust, Lies And Empire: The Fishy Tale Behind Eating Fish On Friday A great short article from US National Public Radio by MARIA GODOY It sounds like the plot of a Dan Brown thriller: A powerful medieval pope makes a secret pact to prop up the fishing industry that ultimately alters global economics. The result: Millions of…

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Who markets the Gospel better than the Church? Burger King …

Who markets the Gospel better than the Church: Burger King and basically …everybody An amazing little article that provokes some pondering and that’s good. By Erin Wathen on Patheos.com Y’all know I love Church, right? LOVE it. For all of its imperfections, bumbling ways and love of minutiae, there is no collective body on earth…

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Easter is hope

Easter is hope By The Rev’d W Glenn Empey Alleluia. Christ is risen. This is the most fundamental  exclamation of the entire Christian Church, the Body of Christ, the community of faith throughout the world. On this day, across the globe the faithful proclaim this basic tenet of the Christian faith. Christ is risen. Christ…

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Lent in three minutes …

What is Lent all about? Why do Christians receive ashes on Ash Wednesday? Why 40 days? If you’re looking for answers, you’ve come to the right place. In a BRAND NEW version of our classic video (with a bonus extra minute — because there’s a lot happening here!), Busted Halo explains the significance of this…