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January 12, 2016
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October 19, 2018
Each of us wrestles with the complexity of living in a social and economic system that is dependent on fossil fuels.
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December 24, 2015
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October 9, 2018
At Christmas, we acknowledge the coming of a new hope for justice and peace in the world. It is in this spirit that I write to thank you for moving so quickly to implement a national inquiry on murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls, an action that we and many others asked you to undertake as one of your first acts of government.
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December 15, 2015
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September 17, 2018
The United Church of Canada welcomes the release of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. This is a momentous occasion. It is the culmination of six years of courageous and difficult work, and the result of 130 years of painful lived experience by former students of residential schools.
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November 17, 2015
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March 12, 2019
In Paris, United Church of Canada staff joined with representatives of the Protestant churches in France in a moment of silent prayer in remembrance of the victims of the attacks. This week two General Council Ministries in French staff people are in Paris meeting with representatives of the Fédération Protestante de France and l’Église protestante unie de France. Their meetings are unrelated to...
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November 2, 2015
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September 5, 2018
Moderator Jordan Cantwell welcomes the new Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau.
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October 28, 2015
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March 12, 2019
The World Council of Churches (WCC), of which the United Church is a member, has expressed deep concern over the renewed wave of violence in Jerusalem in recent weeks. The WCC stands in solidarity with the churches and peoples of Palestine and Israel, and affirms their conviction that “the illegal occupation of the Palestinian Territories must be brought to an end—not as a pre-condition for an...
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October 13, 2015
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September 20, 2018
Moderator urges our church, our political leaders, and all people to challenge the prejudice and Islamophobia that is escalating in our country.
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