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Gene Editing (CRISPR-Cas9) and its Implications for the Common Good

2022-04-23T13:24:28-04:00April 23rd, 2022|Categories: Justice|

This article examines CRISPR-Cas9 technology and discusses the theological and ethical dimensions of these cutting-edge life sciences.

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Reflection to Mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

2022-03-15T15:40:46-04:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

A reflection and prayer based on Luke 4:14–30 to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21.

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Celebrating Black History Month: The Future is Now

2022-02-04T17:04:17-05:00February 4th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , |

An article by Ivy Jones, Black History Month Coordinator at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church in Malton, Ont., on the importance of celebrating Black History Month (observed every year in February) and commemorating the contributions of Black people in Canada and around the world.

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Walking Out the Church Door into the Wider World – A Call for Guaranteed Livable Income

2022-02-07T11:59:48-05:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

An article by the Rev. Allen Aicken, retired Presbyterian minister in Vancouver, B.C., on the idea and need of a Guaranteed Livable Income in Canada.

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PCC Prays for the Lives Lost at Kamloops Indian Residential School

2022-01-05T10:17:44-05:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|

The Presbyterian Church in Canada grieves with Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation, who has released news that the unidentified graves of 215 children have been found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, as well as all those who lost family, friends or community members to Indian Residential Schools—for whom this news brings devastating pain, trauma and loss.

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Black History Month – A Reflection from a White Settler

2022-04-11T11:04:17-04:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Justice, News|

A prayer for Black History Month, accompanied by a reflection written by Katharine Sisk in Justice Ministries, discussing why it is important for white settlers (such as herself) to honour the legacy of Black Canadians, not just throughout February, but throughout the year.

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“Speaking Out”: One Congregation’s Experience of the Study Guide, Speaking Out Against Racism and Hate in Canada

2022-04-08T10:45:08-04:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

The Rev. John Borthwick, minister of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Guelph, Ont., reflects on his congregation’s study about racism and hate in Canada.

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