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Australian General Synod to consider legal opinions on same-sex blessings

Next year's General Synod will consider a ruling from an Anglican tribunal saying services of blessing for same-sex marriage are constitutional, under a narrow...

Jesus made “a sinner and a killer” in Chinese textbook

Disturbing reports from China say Communist Party officials have rewritten the story of the woman caught in adultery from John 8, claiming Jesus stoned...

Archbishops call for ‘ethically uncontroversial’ COVID vaccine

Archbishop Glenn Davies has released the text of a letter, signed by the Archbishops of the Anglican, Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox Churches, calling...

Sydney 2020 synod cancelled

Archbishop Glenn Davies, after consultation with the Standing Committee, has decided not to call Synod in October. Synod is, in effect, the parliament of the Diocese,...

Congolese bishop succumbs to the Coronavirus

The spread of COVID-19 on the African continent continues with the death of Congolese Anglican Bishop Désiré Mukanirwa, who fell ill two weeks ago.  As...

Sydney diocese: Preparing and praying for return

Archbishop Glenn Davies and diocesan bishops have held talks with the NSW government about re-opening churches for up to 50 people as June is...

Sydney diocese not ready to reopen

The first step of the Government's 3 step Framework for a Covidsafe Australia is not the stage to open the doors to public Sunday gatherings,...

Sydney: Responding to domestic violence

Nothing is normal in our society as it meets the challenges of COVID-19 - but some things are made worse by the restriction of...

Archbishop Davies term of office extended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Archbishop Glenn Davies will continue to lead the Sydney Diocese until March next year, after his term was extended in the emergency circumstances of...

Public gatherings suspended by Sydney diocese because of COVID-19

Archbishop Glenn Davies has issued a public statement on the future of church services because of the spread of COVID-19. "In light of the Prime...

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