The Primate is “perplexed” by claims the the Anglican doctrine of marriage has changed. What has really happened?
The Diocese of Gippsland, at it’s recent synod, has voted to change it’s own version of Faithfulness in Service, the national church’s guidelines for standards in ministry, to remove the classical definition of chaste relationships (marriage between a man and a woman) and replace it with a more ambiguous definition of “committed and monogamous relationship”. […]
In a fascinating piece the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne has reported on Bishop John McIntyre’s recent synodical address. Bishop John McIntyre of Gippsland has reiterated that he will welcome gay and lesbian people and include them in all aspects of the life of the Church. In his Presidential Address to his Diocesan Synod in Sale […]
The Diocese of Gippsland has had it’s annual Synod and Bishop John McIntyre seems to have decided that when he agreed to the Australian Bishops’ Protocol a few months back he really didn’t mean it. His President’s Address [pdf] shows a clear determination to push against the recently-established collegiality of the House of Bishops. Only in light […]