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, […]
At last week’s CMS Summer School (NSW) I was fortunate enough to sit down with Kanishka Raffel, the newly appointed Dean of St Andrew’s Cathedral in Sydney. Here Kanishka shares about ministry in Australian cities, his own story of a cross-cultural conversion and some general get-to-know-you stuff! Thanks Kanishka! You might also be interested in […]
The Australian Anglican Future Conference talks are now available to view on video. Some really edifying material here including Kanishka Raffel’s wonderful studies in 2Peter. But perhaps the best of the bunch was 3 great talks by Ashley Null on Thomas Cranmer. Well worth making a hot drink (or pouring something slightly strong) and watching through. […]
Kanishka Raffel, who was announced as the new Dean of Sydney Anglican Cathedral this Sunday, was good enough to sit down this weekend and answer a few questions for our readers. I’m very grateful to Kanishka for giving this time in what is an obviously very busy few days! 1. What will you miss most […]
Announcements have been made this morning in both Sydney and Perth that the new dean of Sydney Cathedral is Kanishka Raffel, currently the Rector at St Matthew’s Shenton Park in Perth where his bio reads as follows: Kanishka was born in London to Sri Lankan parents and was raised as a Buddhist. While studying law at […]