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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Statistics? What Statistics? Or why image is everything in the same-sex “debate”

One of the most difficult areas to address in Australia’s revitalised debate on same-sex marriage (coming ahead of a plebiscite to be held later this year) is the thorny issue of what the facts actually are. As just one example Murray Campbell raises some very pertinent questions about the Safe Schools programme which seeks to indoctrinate […]

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Media Statement by Bishop Thompson Increases Tensions

Bishop Greg Thompson has issued a media statement following on from yesterday’s story: [scribd id=300215696 key=key-AOqCl4CsvHibDlEKlVlK mode=scroll] Some initial reactions: He presents his diocese as having a uniform understanding on matters with no sense by many I’ve spoken to that the statement values or respects the evangelicals or Catholics in his diocese. He conflates the topics […]

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Bishop of Newcastle, Greg Thompson, Openly Brands Sydney Diocese and Archbishop as “Divisive”

In an article, that the more I look at it the more I think is a huge moment in our national church life, the Bishop of Newcastle Greg Thompson has branded both the Diocese of Sydney and its Archbishop Glenn Davies as “divisive”. FRACTURES in the Australian Anglican Church on the issue of gay clergy […]

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Wangaratta Archdeacon Pushes Same-Sex Marriage Agenda. Again.

In yet another move in the Diocese of Wangaratta to push forward the Same-Sex Marriage agenda forward the outspoken Archdeacon Peter Macleod-Miller has invited prominent campaigner Rodney Croome to speak at St Matthew’s Albury as part of their Easter and Lent 2016 lecture series. Last year’s lecture was part of the 9am Eucharist service. The visit was accompanied by […]

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