Bishop of Wangaratta Openly Supports Same-Sex Marriage

The Wangaratta Chronicle is today reporting that the Bishop of Wangaratta, John Parkes, has come out in favour of same-sex marriage, Bishop John Parkes – a former barrister – has told the Chronicle that he believes the country has “grown up” and that the federal government will be bound within a relatively short time to […]

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New Diocese of Gippsland Appointment Raises Fresh Concerns About Application of Australian Bishops’ Protocol

Long-time readers will remember we reported back in 2012 on the appointment of Rev. David Head in the Australian Diocese of Gippsland. The appointment caused controversy at the time since Rev. Head was known to be living in a long-term homosexual relationship and a picture of he and his partner was published in the Diocesan […]

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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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GAFCON: TEC decision to bless same-sex unions “a mistake with serious consequences”

From here The recent decision of the General Convention of The Episcopal Church, to remove reference to gender in the marriage canon and introduce rites for conducting ‘same-sex marriage’, is a mistake with serious consequences. The problems for the rest of the Anglican Communion have already been noted by the Archbishop of Canterbury. But the […]

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Prominent Oxford Diocese Evangelicals call for the resignation of Bishop Alan Wilson

This morning not one but two prominent evangelical ministers in the Diocese of Oxford appeared on BBC radio to call for the resignation of Bishop Alan Wilson. First, Vaughan Roberts of St Ebbes Oxford, one of the largest churches in the diocese, appeared on BBC Radio Oxford. You can hear a brief grab from him here on […]

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