KAIROS follow up letter to the Prime Minister

November 28, 2023

KAIROS sent a follow up letter to Prime Minister Trudeau expressing cautious optimism at the recent news of a four-day pause in the Hamas-Israel war and release of some civilian hostages and reiterating the call for an immediate ceasefire and…

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The United Church of Canada writes to the Prime Minister pleading for immediate action to stop the current genocide

November 21, 2023

The United Church of Canada General Council Executive, its corresponding members, and the members of the National Indigenous Council issued a plea to Prime Minister Trudeau to advocate for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war, recognizing that, in the view…

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ACC and ELCIC respond to the Prime Minister reiterating their call for an immediate ceasefire

November 21, 2023

Below is ACC and ELCIC’s reply to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to their October 18 letter and the Ecumenical statement from KAIROS Canada in which they reiterate the urgent call for an immediate ceasefire. Download the PDF version of…

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Member Church and Ecumenical Statements on Violence between Hamas and Israel

October 23, 2023

Please find below a list of links Ecumenical Statements made by member churches. This list will be updated as needed during the ongoing violence between Hamas and Israel. Member church statements ACC + ELCIC statement, October 8, 2023 Church…

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Ecumenical statement on the escalation of violence between Hamas and Israel

October 13, 2023

En Français KAIROS Canada and its member churches and agencies, condemn the current violence, against Israeli and Palestinian civilians, in Israel, Gaza, the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, and call on Canada to do everything in its power to support…

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In solidarity with asylum seekers and frontline churches and organizations

July 31, 2023

KAIROS Canada stands in solidarity with asylum seekers who have been forced to live on the streets of Toronto, and with the churches and frontline organizations that are assisting them. We call on all levels of government to respond appropriately…

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Joint statement of the ENSS on Pope Francis’ ‘pilgrimage of peace’

February 1, 2023

Joint statement of the Ecumenical Network on South Sudan on Pope Francis’ ‘pilgrimage of peace’ Member organizations of the Ecumenical Network of South Sudan (ENSS), including KAIROS Canada, have released a joint statement calling on the global Church and for…

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What impact will your Christmas donation to KAIROS have?

December 8, 2022

  A significant one. Your donation to KAIROS’ Women, Peace and Security program will have 4X the impact!   Juan Rachael Michael Roberto standing in front of the COP27 sign. Juan Rachael Michael Roberto and her colleagues are bringing women…

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KAIROS is restructuring!

November 4, 2022

As those who have walked along with us for many years know, KAIROS has a long and rich history of being a joint-venture ecumenical program administered by the United Church of Canada. Ten participating member denominations and religious organizations are involved in…

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KAIROS Canada Offers Condolences to Victims of Tragic Attacks in Saskatchewan

September 8, 2022

The KAIROS Canada community and network in Canada and around the world extends deep condolences, sympathy, and support to all those who have lost loved ones and been impacted by the grievous attacks in James Smith Cree Nation and in…

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