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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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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Glenn Davies, Archbishop of Sydney

From SydneyAnglicans.net A synod of more than 800 members has overwhelmingly elected Bishop Glenn Davies as the 12th Archbishop of Sydney. Dr Davies replaced Dr Peter Jensen who held the post for 12 years. For much of Archbishop Jensen’s tenure, Dr Davies served with him as the Bishop of North Sydney. The other nominee for […]

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A Tale of Two Synods

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… Reports from 2 diocesan synods here in Australia. The first, is more detail on the Gippsland synod. The Diocesan Newspaper June edition has a large report on the whole synod, including an entire page dedicated to the sexuality debate. There’s quite a bit of detail […]

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