New Assistant Bishop of Brisbane is “happy to abandon the Creed”

The Archbishop of Brisbane and former Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Phillip Aspinall, has today announced in an ad clerum that he has appointed Archdeacon Jeremy Greaves as an assistant bishop in the Diocese.   Greaves’ appointment will be viewed by many as controversial and even provocative. He gained notoriety for himself when Dean of […]

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GAFCON UK: The Church of England and Lambeth 1:10 – The Embarrassing Rainbow Elephant in the Room

One of the things I’m appreciating about GAFCON UK is their willingness to call it like it is. There’s an increasing move amongst “conservative” leadership in the Church of England to insist that really everything is ok. Yes, there are  the odd clergy here or there doing the wrong thing but basically the ship is still […]

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Diocese of Newcastle highlights “fabulous Pride Mass”

In it’s latest “this week around the Diocese” the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle in NSW draws our attention to a “fabulous Pride Mass”:   Regular readers of davidould.net will recognise Archdeacon Rod Bower of Gosford who attended the mass outside his own archdeaconery and preached. Also pictured with the Ven. Bower are Jane Trigg who […]

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New Zealand FCA make Submission to Same-Sex Blessing Working Group

As we’ve previously reported, the Anglican Church in New Zealand is pushing ahead with same-sex blessings. A final vote in favour is expected in 2018. In the meantime they have formed a working group (albeit already well behind schedule) and invited submissions. FCANZ have made one such submission. They note, Regretfully, we are unconvinced that a single […]

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