The Anglican Church of Canada (ACC or ACoC) is the province of the Anglican Communion in Canada. The official French-language name is l'Église anglicane du Canada. In 2017, the Anglican Church counted 359,030 members on parish rolls in 2,206 congregations, organized into 1,571 parishes.
The Anglican Church of Canada is the member church of the Anglican Communion in Canada. In 2007, it had over 545,000 members in 1,676 parishes. It is the third largest church in Canada, after the Roman Catholic Church and the United Church of Canada . English settlers brought the Church of England with them when they settled Canada in the 1500s.
The Anglican Catholic Church of Canada ( ACCC) ( French: Église Catholique Anglicane du Canada) is a Continuing Anglican church that was founded in 1979 by traditional Anglicans who had separated from the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC). The ACCC has fifteen parishes and missions; with two bishops and 22 clergy.
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Category:Anglican Church of Canada. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Anglican Church of Canada. The Anglican Church of Canada is the Canadian branch of the Anglican Communion .
The Anglican Church of Canada, a member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion, contains thirty-two jurisdictions, consisting of twenty-nine dioceses, one administrative region with diocesan status, one ordinariate, and one national pastoral jurisdiction. The 29 dioceses and the special administrative area are organised into four ecclesiastical provinces. Most dioceses are contained within a single civil province or territory. The four exceptions are the Arctic, Moosonee, Nova Scotia and Pri
The Anglican Church of Canada is divided into four ecclesiastical provinces, each under the jurisdiction of a provincial synod and a metropolitan archbishop. Originally the metropolitans were bishops of particular dioceses within the provinces. In 1893 the metropolitans were granted the title of "archbishop", and they are now elected from among the bishops of each province. 1. The Ecclesiastical Province of Canada was founded in 1860, originally consisting of the four dioceses in the then civil
The Primate of Canada bears the title Archbishop and is styled The Most Reverend. The current Primate is Linda Nicholls. The Primate is elected from among all the bishops across the country. The four metropolitans are: 1. Canada: David Edwards, Archbishop of Fredericton 2. Rupert's Land: Greg Kerr-Wilson, Archbishop of Calgary 3. Ontario: Anne Germond, Archbishop of Algoma and Moosonee 4. British Columbia and Yukon: Kū Yang Mîng The National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop has no ...
- Book of Alternative Services Calendar
- Book of Common Prayer Calendar
In the ACC, the calendar is officially referred to as the Canadian Calendar of Holy Persons. Shrine of Saint Alban, first British martyr, commemorated on June 22
The revised calendar follows the Anglican custom of delineating between days of required observance and days of optional observance. The way the calendar breaks these down is as follows: Principal Feasts Easter Day Ascension Day The Day of Pentecost Trinity Sunday All Saints Day
The calendar of the Prayer Book stipulates: "When two lesser commemorations fall on the same day and it is desired to remember both, it is recommended that one of them be transferred to the nearest day before or after for which no special provision has been made."
- Changes in Canadian law
- Similar debate in the United Church of Canada
- 1992 ecclesiastical trial
- 1994 Human Rights Commission
- Canadian census on same-sex couples
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In the secular context, Canadian law has undergone a profound change in regards to homosexuality. The last homosexual to be sent to prison indefinitely as a "dangerous sex offender" was in 1967. In 1969, the Canadian parliament passed amendments into the Criminal Code decriminalizing homosexuality in Canada. On 20 July 1971, the last homosexual criminally convicted on his sexual orientation was released from prison. On 20 July 2005, the Canadian government legalised same-sex marriage. Currently
The Anglican Church of Canada is the third largest church in Canada, after the Roman Catholic Church and the United Church of Canada. The United Church of Canada had a lengthy and conflictual debate on homosexuality. On 24 August 1988 it "officially consider gays and lesbians for ordination as ministers." The United Church's debate was divisive and acrimonious. The United Church is a congregational church which allowed a compromise solution. In the summer of 1992, a group of congregations welcom
In 1992 an Anglican priest, James Ferry, was brought before a Bishops' Court for being in a same-sex relationship. Ferry was stripped of his licence and "inhibited" from functioning as a priest. Ferry left the ACC and joined the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto but, in 1998, was partially reinstated. In 2006 Archbishop Terence Finlay, who had launched the proceedings against Ferry, was himself disciplined by his successor as Bishop of Toronto for assisting in a same-sex wedding in a Toro
James Rawson partner of the late Rev. James McCue took the Anglican Diocese of Toronto to Ontario Human Rights Commission for denial of survivor pension benefits.
In 2001, for the first time, the Canadian census enumerated same-sex couples. The 2006 census counted same-sex married couples following the legalization of same-sex marriages for all of Canada. Thus, concrete numbers are available to put some aspects of the same-sex blessing debate into secular context
- Worship style
- Media attention and legal troubles
The Anglican Network in Canada is a group of Anglican churches in Canada and the United States established in 2005 under the jurisdiction of the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone, a province of the Anglican Communion. It was a founding diocese of the Anglican Church in North America in June 2009. It comprises 74 parishes in nine Canadian provinces, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, and two American states: Massachus
The Anglican Network in Canada aims to represent orthodox Anglicanism in Canada as an alternative to the liberal leaning theology of the Anglican Church of Canada, in particular to their views on homosexuality and blessing of same-sex unions. The Anglican Network in Canada is a major Canadian constituent of the Anglican realignment movement. The irregular nature of ANiC makes it the largest Anglican diocese in the world, covering the entire territory of Canada and a small pocket in the northeast
The stated mission of the Anglican Network in Canada is to "Build Biblically faithful, Gospel sharing, Anglican Churches". The network desires to be used by God to build new churches and expand existing churches that it believes will be fully Anglican, biblically faithful, evangelizing and discipling.
The Anglican Network in Canada has a policy which allows churches to continue using the style of liturgy that they had been using at the time of joining the network. Until the network creates and publishes its own authorized liturgy, the majority of churches will continue to use the 1962 Book of Common Prayer and the 1985 Book of Alternative Services authorized by the Anglican Church of Canada. In addition to creating an alternative church for Anglicans dissatisfied with what they consider to be
The Anglican Network has gained a degree of media attention in two respects. Firstly, the network upholds traditional Christian understandings of morality including what it believes are the orthodox Biblical ideas about family, marriage and discipleship. The network has been criticized by the mainline Anglican Church of Canada, the Canadian media, secular interest groups and other liberal, mainline denominations for taking a stand against same-sex unions and same-sex marriage.
The Moderator of the Anglican Network in Canada is Charlie Masters.
Some of these churches are known as Anglican, such as the Anglican Church of Canada, due to their historical link to England (Ecclesia Anglicana means "English Church"). Some, for example the Church of Ireland , the Scottish and American Episcopal churches, and some other associated churches have a separate name.