In a move that will clearly exacerbate tensions in the Anglican Church of Australia, the Primate (Archbishop Philip Freier) has referred to the Appellate Tribunal a number of questions concerning the recent attendance by Archbishop Glenn Davies of Sydney and Bishop Richard Condie of Tasmania at the recent ACNA consecration. Bishop Gary Nelson, of North […]
The Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans, Australia, has responded to the recent Australian Primate’s letter challenging the participation of Archbishop Davies and Bishop Condie at the recent GAFCON consecration. The letter, available on the FAC-Aus website, is authored by Dean Kanishka Raffel of Sydney and seeks to reply in detail to Archbishop Freier’s letter. Perhaps the […]
The Primate of Australia, previously silent on appointments of people who deny key Biblical truth, writes to the bishops to criticise Davies & Condie on their part in the ACNA consecration.
Archbishop Glenn Davies explains why he took part in the consecration of Andy Lines
The Ven. Dr. John Davis, Archdeacon in Wangaratta (although not listed on their website’s “leadership” page) has penned an initial response to the letters of Bishop Condie and Archbishop Davies. Davis’ response, which can be found on his public Facebook page (full text below), takes issue with the bishops’ decision on a number of points. His […]
Bishop Richard Condie of Tasmania, who is the chair of Fellowship of Confessing Anglican (FCA) Australia. has written to his fellow bishops in Australia to explain his rationale behind participating in the consecration on Friday 30 June of Canon Andy Lines as a missionary bishop. He is joined there by Archbishop Davies of Sydney and […]
In a focused piece analysing the last few days’ controversy, the Church Society’s Lee Gatiss has used his weekly “Topical Tuesday” column to set out strong criticism of Justin Welby’s letter to the Primates. In particular he joins the rapidly growing chorus of those who are now demanding that the Archbishop of Canterbury stop seeking […]
GAFCON have officially announced their intention to consecrate a missionary bishop for Europe at a press conference deliberately placed to juxtapose with the Scottish Episcopal Church’s vote to change the definition of marriage. The full statement, given by Archbishop Foley Beach of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), is available on the GAFCON website […]
A fascinating interview where Foley Beach helps us understand more of the dynamic of what occurred at the Primates’ gathering.