7 July 2015
[maoritelevision.com] According to Anglican Minister, Tony Brooking, “Our TPK family are here to do the work today for our homeless families to distribute resources.”
“We have health professionals, massage therapists in there, we have cooks here giving their time and skills for love.”
Organisers agree that they will never be able to achieve zero homelessness, however Matariki is a great opportunity to identify the increasing issues which lack support and dedicated organisations.
For the full article see here
A video can be found here
18 June 2015
[Today Media Network] Pope Francis has released his encyclical on climate change, with Indigenous Peoples’ cultural and land rights as major factors both underlying the issues and in seeking solutions.
Indigenous Peoples’ spiritual connection with the environment makes common sense, the 192-page document implies.
The full article can be found here
9 June 2015
[WCC] We are entering an era in which the public has a broader awareness of the rights of indigenous peoples, said Bishop Mark MacDonald, WCC president for North America and the National Indigenous Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada.
8 June 2015
Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate, and Kairos: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives' Executive Director, Jennifer Henry, talked reconciliation on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Watch the video here:
7 June 2015
[Anglican Church of Cnada] The General Synod established the National Aboriginal Day of Prayer on the 21 June in the Calendar of the Anglican Church of Canada enrolled under the heading of Other Major Feasts That Take Precedence of a Sunday as found on page 15 of the Book of Alternative Services and listed within of Other Major Feasts on page 16 of the BAS.