In the fall-out from the SSM debate there’s been plenty of discussion by Christians and others about the wider ramifications of Parliament’s approval for redefining the Marriage Act. Are Christians the new persecuted minority? Do we only have ourselves to blame? Do we have things to repent of? (almost certainly) or are we the hapless […]
The AMiE Ordinations will be streamed live from their facebook page at 8pm London time, Thursday 7 December 2017. To watch the livestream follow this link.
I gave a brief interview to ABC Radio’s The World Today programme this morning for their coverage of the bishops’ letter. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
This’s morning’s smh reports that a group of 7 Anglican bishops, led by the bishop of Wangaratta, have written to all MPs in the House of Representative (lower house of the Australian parliament) to urge them to pass Senator Smith’s bill unamended, particular with respect to religious freedoms: A group of Anglican bishops has split […]
The Anglican Mission in England (“AMiE”) has announced a first set of ordinations to happen in London this coming Thursday, 7 December. A significant event in the life of the Church will take place on Thursday 7th December 2017 in London. The Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) will be holding its first ordination service led […]
The Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn have announced the resignation of Bishop Robinson after 10 years in the role.
I like going to the ice-cream shop. Or the gelataria (because, apparently, it’s better for me). Or even the frozen yogurt. I love looking through the myriad of options on display and marvelling at the creativity and variety of choice. I love it even though I (thoroughly steeped now in middle age) go back to […]
And so it begins… The Anglican Dean of Perth says he could seek to hold same-sex weddings in St George’s Cathedral, providing he gets permission from the incoming Archbishop. The Very Rev. Richard Pengelley said the Anglican church would need to lay out a national position on whether same-sex weddings could be allowed in churches, […]
Well, Australia has voted “yes” in the much-debated Postal Survey on marriage. As I write this the Prime Minister is addressing a press conference speaking about an “overwhelming”, “emphatic” and “unequivocal” decision. The actual result was 61.6% in favour on a turnout of 79.5% (12,727,920 people voted). So let’s be clear on a few things: […]