The Australian Bishops’ “Secret” Marriage Agreement Published

Monday’s article on the appointment of the new Bishop of Gippsland made reference to “a private agreement on how to proceed on [the question of same-sex marriage]” put together by the Australian bishops. The agreement was described to davidould.net as “embargoed” and to be used at the bishops’ discretion. This month’s issue of The Melbourne […]

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A Tale of Two Installations

Here at davidould.net we take an interest in all manner of Anglican things and the following piqued our attention. In February 2 bishops of the Anglican Church of Australia were installed. First, Kay Goldsworthy was installed as Archbishop of Perth on 10 February 2018. (Full order of service available here [pdf]). Next, on 17 February, […]

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Appellate Tribunal Discontinues ACNA Reference after “Mediated Conversation”

The Registrar of the Appellate Tribunal has written to all Diocesan Bishop, Administrators and Chancellors to report that the Primate’s previous referral of Bishops Davies, Condie and Nelson for their attendance at the ACNA consecration has now been discontinued. We had reported previously on the referral, and particularly on the timing immediately prior to General […]

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Bishop of the Riverina to Resign

The bishop of Riverina, Rob Gillion, has announced his intention to resign his position in August. In a pastoral letter to his diocese (embedded below), Bishop Rob states, Serving as your bishop has been a most fulfilling ministry. I have no regrets about accepting the call to serve as your Bishop. It has been challenging and […]

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