Anglican Church of Australia

 

Where's GAFCON: Avoiding the obvious

David Ould reports from the first day of the GAFCON III Conference in Jerusalem

 

Choose the relational over the adversarial, says Australian bishop-elect

“Why can’t we be catholic and evangelical, liberal and conservative," asks bishop-elect of Gippsland

 

Sydney Anglicans joining Federal redress program

The Diocese of Sydney has agreed to participate in the Commonwealth Government’s Redress Scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse. 

 

Tasmania synod votes to sell 76 church building to pay abuse compensation

25% of investment funds ($2.8 million); 25% of the net proceeds of sale from 108 properties ($4.7 million); and parish contributions ($1.1 million) will fund the redress program.

 

No sanctions against Melbourne gay marriage priests

Archbishop Freier accepts explanation they were merely guests, not participants in the same-sex wedding reports David Ould

 

Sin and Error in the Church

You cannot justify your own doctrinal failure by pointing out that other people are sinful. 

 

NZ move prompts ‘deep regret’

A move by the Anglican Church in New Zealand to allow for the blessing of same-sex unions has led to a strong statement from the Diocese of Sydney.

 

Australian bishops' "secret" marriage agreement published

It is clear from the document that any bishop wishing to push ahead in any way with affirmation of same-sex marriage will be in a obvious breach of this agreement.

 

New bishop for Gippsland "We should 'rejoice' at same sex marriage"

David Ould asks "How can other bishops consecrate [Treloar] when they now know for sure he does not genuinely believe and support “the doctrine of our church and the teaching of Christ” in this key matter?

 

Tasmania leads the way on redress

Nearly half of all church properties to go