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PCC Condemns Planned Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar in the West Bank

2018-08-16T16:14:48+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Presbyterian Church in Canada has joined 16 international churches, faith-based, civil society, and human rights organizations from around the world that are collectively calling on governments to take action to stop the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar, a Palestinian village in the West Bank, and to denounce this potential war [...]

Praying for Victims of Gun Violence in Fredericton

2018-08-10T13:38:49+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

August 10, 2018 Our thoughts are with and hearts are broken for the families of four people, including two police officers, who lost their lives as a result of an early-morning shooting in Fredericton, NB. A Prayer for Fredericton by the Rev. Wendy MacWilliams, Minister at St Paul's Presbyterian Church [...]

General Assembly Evaluation Summary

2018-07-19T17:43:28+00:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

The 2018 General Assembly met at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, between Sunday, June 3 and Wednesday, June 6. Following the Assembly, those attending were invited to submit evaluations. All evaluations are read and used as a resource for those planning future Assemblies. A word of gratitude goes out [...]

Pope Francis Joins World Council of Churches Meeting

2018-07-06T16:30:59+00:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

On June 21, 2018, Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church joined the general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the moderator of its Central Committee at an ecumenical meeting during his landmark visit. The theme of the visit was “Ecumenical Pilgrimage—Walking, Praying and Working Together.” Pope Francis’ [...]

KAIROS’ Receives Gov’t Funding for Women of Courage: Women, Peace and Security Program

2018-07-19T16:23:11+00:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

KAIROS' proposal to Global Affairs Canada for Women of Courage: Women Peace and Security, a five-country, five-year project led by grassroots women, has been fully approved. The PCC is a member of KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, an organization that unites Canadian churches and religious organizations in working for peace and [...]