Marriage Debate Erupts in Church of England as Bishops Campaign for Change

The Church of England’s long-running internal strife over the question of same-sex marriage has boiled over as a number of bishops made the choice to issue public statements following their most recent meeting. The bishops had met as part of the “Living in Love and Faith” process which appears to have satisfied very few of […]

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Perth Synod: Archbishop’s “Breach of Trust and Failure of Integrity” Disappoint Conservatives

This past Saturday and Sunday has seen the annual synod of the Diocese of Perth on Australia’s west coast. Over that weekend and since then many delegates who were present have contacted me to let me know of what happened. In particular, many of them voiced deep frustration over Archbishop Kay Goldsworthy’s handling of the […]

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GAFCON Australasia Conference Opens with Announcement of New Diocese

The GAFCON Australasia Conference has opened in Canberra with over 350 delegates gathering together from Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. In his opening keynote address on the first evening the chair of GAFCON Australia, Bishop Richard Condie, announced the formation of a new Diocese of the Southern Cross. Speaking to a packed room, […]

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“Hurtfulness, Hypocrisy and Hate”. Brisbane Priest writes damning open letter to Archbishop of Brisbane

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 […]

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