Shock Horror, Sydney Clergy in Clerical Collars!

Joe Wilhelm has a lovely observation tucked away in his “Top 10 Things You May Not Have Expected About GAFCON” 2. Bishops, bishops everywhere – but not a mitre to be seen. While Archbishops Welby and Wabukala wore their bishops’ mitres at a Sunday morning service before the conference began, the purple-shirted crowd has eschewed mitres and most […]

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Channel 7 News on the “Controversial” and “Different” Glenn Davies

Here’s a fascinating news segment from Channel 7 here in Sydney. Bizarre reporting. The anchor states Davies is “following closely in the footsteps of his predecessor” but suggest Davies says he’s “different to Peter Jensen”. Well let’s see… Journalist Talitha Cummins‘ tape of Davies has him saying I can’t imagine there will be a lot […]

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Sydney Election Synod – SydAng report

Yesterday was the first day of Synod. SydneyAnglicans.net has this report: The Administrator of the Diocese of Sydney, Bishop Robert Forsyth, has stressed the democratic nature of the election of a new Archbishop, saying the outcome would be ‘God at work’. The 2013 gathering marks only the tenth time the Sydney synod has elected a […]

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My Submission on Submission

  This is going to be a lengthy one. Pour yourself a long drink and settle down. Another reactionary frenzy of criticism of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney is underway here in Australia, triggered by some minor changes to wedding liturgy. I’ll let the Sydney Morning Herald, that bastion of objective reporting when it comes […]

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