GAFCON have called a press conference for Thursday 8 June 2017 in order to announce and introduce their new missionary bishop for the United Kingdom. The presser is to be held in Edinburgh and is prompted by the recent decision by the Scottish Episcopal Church to legislate to extend the definition of marriage to include […]
The Archbishop of Brisbane and former Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Phillip Aspinall, has today announced in an ad clerum that he has appointed Archdeacon Jeremy Greaves as an assistant bishop in the Diocese. Greaves’ appointment will be viewed by many as controversial and even provocative. He gained notoriety for himself when Dean of […]
Many of you have contacted me over the past few days asking if I’ve got any news on last week’s meeting of Australian Bishops. Sorry for the relative silence; it’s an indication of the slow work of ringing round contacts and trying to get the story together. Here’s what I have: As expected there was […]
Back in the UK a very important case has just gone through the Employment Tribunal. Rev. Jeremy Pemberton was the first Church of England priest to contract a same-sex marriage. Subsequently he applied for a license to act as chaplain in a local hospital and the bishop denied the license. As a result the National […]
Rev. Peter Lin will be consecrated as bishop to the Georges River region of Sydney this coming Saturday, 30 May. Peter’s was one of the many interviews carried out at the recent Nexus Conference. Here he speaks about life and ministry.
The Perth Anglican website is reporting that assistant bishop Kay Goldsworthy has been appointed the new Diocesan bishop of Gippsland, replacing John McIntyre who passed away suddenly earlier this year. (No announcement on the Gippsland website yet). From Archbishop Roger Herft: I write with the news that Bishop Kay has been elected by the Bishop […]
The electors of the Anglican Diocese of the Northern Territory have chosen Rev Dr Greg Anderson to be their next bishop. Greg is currently the Head of the Department of Missions at Moore Theological College in Sydney, where the website says this about him: Greg teaches mission subjects. His research interests include Aboriginal Christian faith, […]