Archbishop Philip Freier reflects on who we are, where we’ve come from and where we want to go.
LGBTQIA+ believers who are harmed by conversion practices feel rejected by the faith community.
General Synod heralded to those outside the church our angst over human sexuality. What we are known for now is our disunity and inability to honour the face of God in all of God’s people.
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?
Individual dioceses may be left to discern the way ahead on same-sex marriage within the church after motions both for and against such unions were voted down at General Synod, leaders have predicted.
The discussion was set to occur this morning, but was postponed until this afternoon.
A total 145 delegates voted against the motion, 95 in favour.
Anglican Church in ‘perilous’ position after failing to define marriage as one man, one woman: Raffel
The motion was lost when the House of Bishops voted against 12-10 against the statement, put forward by Sydney Archbishop Kanishka Raffel.
General synod groups are set to feature more women in membership
Few Christian leaders write honestly about their mistakes, all the more when they are “missionaries” who put their faith in God’s presence even in the worst times and places.