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Leader of St. John's Shaughnessy says he wanted to remain in Canadian Church

The leader of St. John’s Shaughnessy, the largest of the dissident four parishes in the Diocese of New Westminster whose leaders have brought a lawsuit against the diocese, said in BC Supreme Court Thursday, May 28,... Read More

Dissident Anglicans say they were upset by more than same sex blessings

Linda Seale, a lay leader at St. Matthew’s, Abbotsford, and member of the congregation for the past 30 years, told a judge how “deeply troubled” her congregation had been over not only the same sex blessing issue... Read More

Court learns former bishop was asked to help in diocese

Bishop Michael Ingham asked the retiring bishop of Algoma, Ronald Ferris, to consider assisting him last year by serving as a pastoral bishop to conservative parishes in his diocese under the shared episcopal... Read More

Trial involving suit brought against Diocese of New Westminster begins

The trial before BC Supreme Court Justice Stephen Kelleher over the lawsuit brought by members of four dissident congregations against the Diocese of New Westminster began today (May 25) in Vancouver. Those bringing... Read More

Diocesan Synod approves Strategic Plan 2018

-A "Diocesan Strategic Plan 2018" was adopted by Diocesan Synod May 23 that, in the words of Bishop Michael Ingham, will result in “enormous and exciting” changes in the life of this... Read More

Strategic Plan 2018 goes to Diocesan Synod

The Diocesan Strategic Plan is available in pdf format by clicking here. After more than two years of work, the Diocesan Strategic Plan 2018 has been put in final form and “enthusiastically” commended to... Read More

Cases outlined before BC Supreme Court Justice

A lawyer for the Diocese of New Westminster, and a lawyer for members of four parishes who are suing the diocese in order to take parish properties out of the diocese, both outlined their arguments in BC Supreme... Read More

Information regarding the A/H1N1 flu (the "swine flu")

The current A/H1N1 flu ("swine flu") outbreak in Mexico has resulted in the World Health Organization (WHO) asking countries around the world to step up their reporting and surveillance of influenza, and prepare for... Read More

'Tree of Life' window dedicated at Cathedral

Artist Susan Point is pictured besides the "Tree of Life" window at Christ Church Cathedral she designed. The small dog is a whimsical picture of the... Read More

St. Hilda's seeks global clean water

In the march last month through Vancouver to urge government action on housing the homeless were Christ Church parishoners Elspeth Richmond, Dianne Desrochers, and Valerie Whitehead. Crafts are one of many... Read More