This website is best viewed with CSS and JavaScript enabled, alternatively you can use the low bandwidth version.

Home > Abp Freier

News Stories


Abp Freier

Diocese of Melbourne hits back at ABC News coverage of safeguarding complaints

Archbishop of Melbourne rebuts media reports about handling of complaints against a former Archbishop of Brisbane, Dr Peter Hollingworth.

10 August 2018

Easter message from Archbishop Philip Freier

An Easter message from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier.

27 March 2018

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Philip Freier

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Philip Freier of the Anglican Church of Australia

18 December 2017

Royal Commission on responses to child sexual abuse makes recommendations in final report

Archbishop Philip Freier has thanked Australia’s Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse for helping the Church to “confront its failings”.

15 December 2017

Royal Commission criticises diocese and two former bishops over child safeguarding failures

The Australian diocese of Newcastle and two of its former bishops have been criticised for their “do nothing approach” on child abuse.

07 December 2017

Victorian euthanasia vote a cause for lament, says Australian primate

The upper house of the state parliament in Victoria has approved a Bill to legalise assisted suicide despite a campaign by church leaders.

23 November 2017

Bishop George Augustus Selwyn’s cathedral in Auckland finally consecrated

Some 1400 people gathered on saturday to celebrate the consecration of Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral, after a 174-year wait.

31 October 2017

Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on Climate Change

Anglicans and other Christian leaders calling on governments to implement the promises they made at the 2015 Paris Climate Change talks.

19 October 2017

Australian Anglicans “sorry” for complicity in domestic violence

The Anglican Church of Australia has issued a “heartfelt apology” to victims of domestic violence for failures in teaching and pastoral care.

18 September 2017

Church leaders unite to speak out on euthanasia move

Seven Christian leaders in the Australian state of Victoria are calling on the premier to reconsider plans to legalise assisted suicide and euthanasia.

16 August 2017

Multimedia

The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

Features 

Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.