Secretary for Faith & Witness selected for ecumenical award

We are proud to announce that our Associate Secretary for the Commission on Faith & Witness, Dr. Mary Marrocco, has been selected to receive the annual Marjorie MacKinnon award for “Outstanding Effort in the Promotion of Ecumenism” from the Toronto Commandery of the Order of St. Lazarus

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CCC mourns passing of Archbishop Dan Bohan of Regina

The churches of the CCC grieve the recent death of Archbishop Dan Bohan of Regina. Archbishop Bohan, who was very recently appointed to the CCC governing board, was committed in word and deed, through his deep grounding in faith in Jesus Christ, to ecumenism, social justice, human

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CCC strongly condemns attack against Syrian refugees in Vancouver

The Canadian Council of Churches strongly condemns the attack against Syrian refugees last Friday in Vancouver. This assault is against the spirit of welcome that Canada has historically extended—and continues to offer—to refugees from all parts of the world. Deeply troubled by this incident, Canada’s churches reaffirm

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Highlights and Decisions – Governing Board Fall 2015

Highlights and Decisions The Canadian Council of Churches Governing Board Meeting November 25-27, 2015 – Crieff Hills Retreat Centre, Puslinch, ON Download a PDF version The Canadian Council of Churches is the broadest and most inclusive ecumenical body in Canada. The Governing Board brings together representatives from

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Welcoming Refugees

Download a PDF of this letter Dearly beloved, Grace be yours and peace. “You shall treat the stranger who resides with you as one born among you. You shall love that one as yourself.” — Lev. 19: 34 “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for

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CCC President commends climate statement to new PM Trudeau

Yesterday Canon Dr. Alyson Barnett-Cowan, President of the Canadian Council of Churches, wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to congratulate him on taking office, and to commend to him the statement On Climate Justice and Ending Poverty in Canada: Faith Communities Speak Out. This statement now represents

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