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Lea este artículo en español aquí. A dispute in the Diocese of Peru is threatening to awaken long-buried secrets and patterns of leadership across not just the one nation but the entire Anglican Church in South America. A few months ago a growing conflict at the Anglican Cathedral of the Good Shepherd in Lima Peru […]
A Brisbane senior minister has taken the remarkable choice to write a damning open letter in response to the recent Presidential Address at Diocese Synod by Archbishop of Brisbane Phillip Aspinall. In the letter published tonight on Facebook, Rev. Peter Judge-Mears, the Rector of St John’s Wishart, accuses Archbishop Aspinall of remarkable double standards. The […]
davidould.net predicts that tonight’s Brisbane Presidential Address will take a similar tack to that of Bishop Treloar in Gippsland and we’ll have our first Archbishop leading their diocese across a line that may very well permanently split the Anglican Church of Australia.
Friday saw day 5 of General Synod as we wrapped things up and then made our way to the airport and began the long trip home to our various dioceses. I’m sure each of us will have had our own thoughts as the plane lifted into the early evening sky. Is it too melodramatic to […]
Thursday morning arrived with one pressing question for the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia – what would be the immediate response to the rejection by a majority of the House of Bishops of basic orthodoxy on the doctrine of marriage? The answer came at almost the very beginning of business. Following morning […]
Kevin and I discuss where we’re up to at General Synod.
A momentous day has closed at the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia. In a key vote to affirm a Statement on Marriage as the union of a man and a woman a majority House of Bishops showed themselves to be in a very different place to the overwhelming majority of the rest […]
Day 2 of General Synod has drawn to a close and I think it’s fair to say that the consensus is that, all in all, it’s been a good day. While most of the attention will naturally have been on the closing debate, we spent the morning and first half of the afternoon working through […]
General Synod 18 of the Anglican Church of Australia is now well underway with a full day of business already dealt with, thank you to the workers in the church that all are managed with a pay stub software for organization. First order of business was the Presidential Address [pdf] from Primate Archbishop Smith of […]