Last night Sydney consecrated and inaugurated their new archbishop. Here’s the full video courtesy of St Andrew’s Cathedral. feature image: SydneyAnglicans.net
Here’s some first comments I gave to Anglican TV on today’s election news.
The Synod of the Diocese of Sydney have just effectively elected Kanishka Raffel, currently Dean of St Andrew’s Cathedral, as their next Archbishop. The results have been published on the synod website. Today’s meeting of the synod to confirm the final candidate is a formality. Raffel is now the only candidate on the “Final List” […]
The Synod of the Diocese of Sydney meets over the next few days to elect a new Archbishop. The new incumbent will replace Glenn Davies who retired a month ago. SydneyAnglicans.net has an excellent summary of the four candidates: When nominations closed on Tuesday, March 23, three bishops and the Dean of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel, […]
The Archbishop of Sydney, Glenn Davies, has written to his clergy in response to the Appellate Tribunal opinion and a meeting of the House of Bishops. In a letter published on the Sydney Anglicans website Davies describes the opinion as hard to fathom, as it is contrary to the teaching of the Bible letter to […]
This from SydneyAnglicans.net Anglican Diocese of Sydney Public Statement Response to a vote by the Synod of the Diocese of Wangaratta The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has issued a statement in response to a vote by the Synod of the Diocese of Wangaratta to authorise a service to bless civil marriages. The Bishop […]
from SydneyAnglicans.net The leader of Australia’s largest Anglican Diocese, the Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has urged Christians to be talk about their faith, especially at Easter. Dr Davies said free speech about faith and spirituality has always been difficult. “These days there is a lot of talk about free speech – are we […]
Archbishop Glenn Davies has given the opening presidential address at the 2017 Sydney Synod, delivering what has been described to davidould.net as a “mission focused” talk. He began by reflecting on the bringing of the gospel to the original inhabitants of Australia. Commenting on European settlement, Davies observed, While we have much to regret in […]
Here also the letter: And the Sydney Diocese website on marriage.
Archbishop Glenn Davies explains why he took part in the consecration of Andy Lines