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Primate v ex-Primate: The full spectrum of the Anglican Church of Australia

A couple of recent events, similar to each other yet also radically different, serve to demonstrate the vastly different approaches being taken...

Geoffrey Smith elected Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia

The General Secretary of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia has written to confirm that Archbishop Geoffrey Smith of...

Australian primate’s election deadlocked — Aspinall to serve as interim primate

In what was described to davidould.net as “a very carefully orchestrated plan”, conservative electors for the new Australian Primate have prevented the...

Australian bishops in “tense” meeting as signs of division grow

The Australian House of Bishops have been gathered over the past few days for their annual meeting. Their time together climaxes with...

What lies ahead for the Anglican Church of Australia

A number of people have asked me to lay out my thoughts on what is going to happen in 2020 in the...

A new bishop in Sydney — and a primate who defies his Synod

Yesterday evening saw the consecration of Gary Koo as the new bishop of Western Sydney. The event took place at St John’s Anglican Cathedral,...

Australian primate to stand down

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier of Melbourne, has announced that he will not seek reelection as...

Australian bishops issue communique: “Testing Times”

The Bishops of the Anglican Church of Australia met this week in Melbourne to discuss the growing crisis in the national church...

Newcastle gay marriage vote a “stitch up”

Last week davidould.net reported on the decision by the synod of Newcastle Diocese to approve 2 controversial bills. The first sought to change the...

Diocese of Perth approves extra-marital sex for clergy and church workers

At it’s annual synod, meeting this last weekend, the Diocese of Perth has approved changes to Faithfulness in Service (the Anglican Church of Australia’s...

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St John’s Cathedral inaugurated in Rutana, Burundi

It was a Sunday of Joy and Praises this Sunday 6th September 2020 in Rutana as Anglican Christians from the Province of...

Virtual sermon preached by the Archbishop of Canterbury at...

https://youtu.be/xUsImgOWqrk Genesis 28:10-17; Psalm 84:1-6; 1 Peter 2:1-5, 9-10; Matthew 21:12-16 Almost forgotten amidst...

Bishop of Colombo appointed

The next Bishop of Colombo will be Fr Dushantha Rodrigo, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby announced today. Archbishop...

GAFCON general secretary Ben Kwashi battling cancer

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Grace and peace to you in Christ Jesus our Saviour and only Lord! I am writing on behalf of...