Perth Synod meets amid “great discontent bordering on anger”

The synod of the diocese of Perth has met this last weekend at Peter Moyes Anglican Community School with an overall mood which one correspondent described to davidould.net as “great discontent bordering on anger”. The synod, presided over by current administrator Bishop Kate Wilmot, was a fractious affair dominated by a number of contentious issues. […]

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Archbishop of Perth makes not-so-veiled criticism of GAFCON

In his recent Charge to Synod (Presidential Address) the Archbishop of Perth, Roger Herft, has included a thiny-veiled criticism of the GAFCON movement’s leadership. The remarks can be found in the “Anglican Communion” section [pdf] of the speech (my emphasis): The growing influence of GAFCON in many parts of the world, including Australia, raises questions […]

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Perth Consecration Service “Un-Anglican”

This last week has seen the consecration of another woman bishop in Australia, this time in Perth (where Kay Goldsworthy, now diocesan bishop of Gippsland, was previously assistant bishop). The consecration service for Kate Wilmot, rector of Bayswater, took place at St George’s Cathedral in Perth on the evening of Thursday 6 August. The Archbishop […]

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