Perth Synod – What to (Not) Expect

The Anglican Archdiocese of Perth meets in synod this coming weekend. After last year’s drama, interested observers might have expected more to be pushed on the issue of same-sex relationships. The reality, I’m told by sources in Perth, is that the revisionists have recognised that they’re going to get nowhere at the moment with Archbishop […]

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Perth Same-Sex Marriage Vote – Provincial Council Says “No”

Following on from the story a few weeks ago that the Perth Synod had voted overwhelmingly in favour of a pro-same-sex marriage motion but had been blocked by Archbishop Roger Herft, comes confirmation of what was expected – that the Provincial Council of the West of Australia has blocked the motion. The Anglican Church’s Provincial […]

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Understanding the Perth Same-Sex Marriage Vote

If the mainstream media were to be believed, the Synod (church parliament) of the Anglican Diocese of Perth have just voted overwhelmingly to support same-sex marriage. So the ABC has this report… Anglicans in Perth have voted to have same-sex relationships recognised. The church synod voted by a two-thirds majority to call for legal acknowledgment […]

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