Scandalous examples of abuse have eroded confidence in the church and its message. This has profoundly impacted our pastoral ministries and evangelistic endeavours.
Could clergy and other church workers be required to have their fitness to work with children appraised under a government registration regime, as lawyers and health professionals do?
New Anglican legislation aims to better protect children in churches by reflecting recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
A FORMER Archbishop’s failure to follow then-existing child sexual abuse reporting protocols while Bishop of Newcastle was “very serious”, according to the Anglican Church’s Episcopal Standards Board.
Anglicans, ecumenists and prominent child abuse royal commission figures recognised in 2019 Australia Day Honours
The leader of Melbourne-based Anglican Overseas Aid (AOA), the Deputy Chancellor and two former Registrars of the Diocese of Melbourne and an internationally recognised Victorian ecumenist and theological educator are among leading Anglicans recognised in the 2019 Australia Day Honours List.
Archbishop Philip Freier has rejected claims that the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne had ignored complaints about former Governor-General Dr Peter Hollingworth, a former Archbishop of Brisbane.
Bishop Philip Huggins has delivered a message from Archbishop Philip Freier to the parishioners of Holy Apostles parish in Sunshine after their vicar was charged last week with child pornography offences.