Motion 22.8 Scottish Episcopal Church. We Anglicans are people of the Book. Marriage is a big theme of the bible inextricably linked to our salvation. The Bible opens and closes with a marriage. The opening marriage between Adam and Eve referred to by Jesus, is brought to its fulfilment in the marriage supper of the […]
Day 2 of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia has closed with a mixed bag of events and promise of some interesting times ahead. After opening with Morning Prayer and a Bible Study looking at Isaiah 40, Synod got to business passing a number of bills that deal with more matters surrounding […]
Archbishop Philip Freier’s opening address at the Australian Anglican General Synod has stressed the theme of lament, acknowledging “the pain and shame of our history” while steering well clear of speaking to the most contentious issues facing the gathered room – a number of referrals to the Appellate Tribunal of conservative bishops and dioceses. Freier […]
In a move that will clearly exacerbate tensions in the Anglican Church of Australia, the Primate (Archbishop Philip Freier) has referred to the Appellate Tribunal a number of questions concerning the recent attendance by Archbishop Glenn Davies of Sydney and Bishop Richard Condie of Tasmania at the recent ACNA consecration. Bishop Gary Nelson, of North […]
Kay Goldsworthy has been elected as the 8th Archbishop of Perth, and the first woman to take on such a role as Metropolitan in Australia. The announcement was made by the Diocese of Perth earlier today: Goldsworthy was one of the frontrunners for the position. When we reported on her appointment to Gippsland in 2014 […]
The Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans, Australia, has responded to the recent Australian Primate’s letter challenging the participation of Archbishop Davies and Bishop Condie at the recent GAFCON consecration. The letter, available on the FAC-Aus website, is authored by Dean Kanishka Raffel of Sydney and seeks to reply in detail to Archbishop Freier’s letter. Perhaps the […]
The Primate of Australia, previously silent on appointments of people who deny key Biblical truth, writes to the bishops to criticise Davies & Condie on their part in the ACNA consecration.
Archbishop Glenn Davies explains why he took part in the consecration of Andy Lines