In A War of Loves, David Bennett has written a stimulating book that will challenge many different segments of the church over the question of human sexuality and identity. A War of Loves is not the book that many people (from all across the spectrum of opinion) will have wanted to read but, because of that, it might […]
Our recent piece on the announcement of Dr Keith Joseph as the next bishop of North Queensland garnered a large amount of interest and feedback, including from Dr Joseph himself. He and davidould.net have been in conversation and we’re delighted to publish the following interview with him. In the sermon published on your Cathedral Website […]
You’re a sinner. I don’t know what your particular proclivity is but I do know one thing for sure. You’re a sinner. Mind you, I’m a sinner too but it could be that you didn’t even get to this second line because you were already offended by what I wrote. That’s your prerogative, but it […]
The Diocese of North Queensland have confirmed Sunday’s election of the Dean of Darwin Cathedral, Rev Dr Keith Joseph, as their new bishop.
The Appellate Tribunal of the Anglican Church of Australia has today issued an opinion on a series of questions put to it by the Diocese of Newcastle about the Diocese of Sydney‘s Affiliated Churches Ordinance [pdf]. The Ordinance allows for non-Anglican churches to affiliate with the Diocese of Sydney and so obtain a number of administrative and […]
It’s almost a year to the day that we received the results of the Australian postal survey on a change to our marriage law. During the debate we were told that this was only about one little change to include homosexual people in a social institution. Nothing else was at stake, nobody would lose out […]
The Bishop of Ballarat, Garry Wetherill, has set out his response to the recent action of his synod in asking him to authorise a rite of blessing for same-sex couples who have entered into a marriage. Writing in the diocese’s regular “dNews”, he says the following: A controversial motion, recognising the reality of same gender […]
This from the diocesan website: Canberra-Goulburn Elects a New Bishop The Reverend Dr Mark Short has been elected as the eleventh Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn. The Electoral Synod, or ‘parliament’ of the diocese, came together over the past two days (Nov 9 and 10) in Goulburn, NSW, to elect The […]
This coming Thursday the synod of the Anglican Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn will meet to elect a new bishop following the retirement from office last year of Stuart Robinson. Here’s the candidates.
The Diocese of Ballarat had it’s synod this past weekend and, unlike other dioceses in Australia, chose to pass a controversial motion supporting the blessing of same-sex marriages. The full text of the motion (which was passed unamended) was: That recognising the good work completed by last year’s Synod on the topic of same-sex marriage, […]