Anglican Church of Australia

 

Royal Commission ends Anglican phase

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has finished its investigation of the Anglican Church, with a summary hearing in Sydney that revealed some statistics on offe

 

Royal Commission details child sexual abuse within the Anglican Church of Australia

Commission finds 1,082 victims of abuse had lodged complaints against 569 perpetrators including 247 clergy and 285 laymen. 

 

Primate's statement on Royal Commission report on Anglican responses to child abuse

Archbishop Philip Freier responds to Royal Commission findings that 1111 complaints of child abuse were lodged against the church between 1980 and 2015

 

Newcastle statement on resignation

Anglican Bishop of Newcastle Greg Thompson today announced he is resigning from his role as Bishop of Newcastle.

 

The resignation of Newcastle Bishop Greg Thompson

Statement by Archbishop Glenn Davies, Metropolitan of New South Wales, on the resignation of Bishop Greg Thompson 

 

Bishop of Newcastle resigns

Bishop Greg Thompson allegedly driven from office over his crackdown on paedophilia

 

Pacific primates communique: We together – in Christ

Statement released at the conclusion of the 4-6 March 2017 meeting of the primates of Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand & Polynesia, Papua New Guinea and Melanesia in Tweed Heads, Gold Coast, Australia.  

 

Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners

That simple statement from 1 Timothy 1:15 has always been one of my favourite Bible verses, for a number of reasons. Pre-eminently, though, it is because it conveys the heart of the gospel.

 

GAFCON statement on Voting at Lusaka

The agreement from the January Primates meeting was broken when The Episcopal Church (TEC) took part in decision making on issues pertaining to polity and doctrine in Lusaka.  Equally damaging, was an attempt by the Anglican Communion Office to deny the fact by claiming that, technically, the process included no formal votes.  This is sophistry.