The Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has issued a statement, as the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse begins its final hearing with the Anglican Church in Sydney.
17 March 2017
Police and security services in Australia say that they have foiled a Christmas Day terror attack that had been planned against Melbourne’s Anglican Cathedral.
23 December 2016
A Christmas message from the Primate of the Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier
16 December 2016
The Primate of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has joined other religious leaders in Australia in calling for a new law to tackle modern slavery.
07 December 2016
The Primate of Australia has called for constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, saying it is “vital” if they are to flourish.
23 November 2016
Hundreds of refugees held in Australian detention centres on the islands of Nauru and Manus could be resettled in the US under plans announced yesterday.
14 November 2016
The Archbishop of Melbourne, Philip Freier, has criticised Australia’s migration policy during a “public conversation” in a local theatre.
12 October 2016
Anglicans around the world are continuing to serve in the front-line of assisting refugees and asylum seekers through a mixture of advocacy and practical care.
11 October 2016
The Primate of Australia has welcomed a proposed referendum on whether the country should allow same-sex marriages; but expressed concern about the “tenor of the debate.”
09 September 2016
Asia Bibi, a Christian women sentenced to death after drinking water meant for her Muslim colleagues, will have her appeal heard by Pakistan’s Supreme Court in October.
24 August 2016