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125 Years of the Society of the Sacred Advent

Two Anglican schools in Australia have celebrated a century and a quarter of ministry by sisters of the Anglican Society of the Sacred Advent. 

20 March 2017

Anglican Board of Mission makes twin track Easter appeal

The Anglican Board of Mission, which is the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia, has called on Anglicans to support partners in Jerusalem and Australia to give the gifts of health and education this Easter.

20 March 2017

Bishop Thompson of Newcastle in Australia announces resignation

The Anglican Bishop of the diocese of Newcastle, in Australia, Greg Thompson has announced his resignation.

16 March 2017

Anglican Primates of Oceania speak out on climate change

The Anglican Primates of Oceania, who have been meeting in Australia,  have warned of the threat to their region from climate change.

07 March 2017

Interfaith prayers for the peace of Jerusalem to be held in Melbourne as Israeli PM visits

An interfaith gathering will come together at St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne on Thursday to coincide with the first visit to Australia of a serving Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu.

22 February 2017

Statement by the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide on Royal Commission

The Anglican Diocese of Adelaide has issued a statement in response to a damming report by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia.

17 February 2017

Damning verdict on response to child abuse in Australia

Royal Commission examining allegations of child sexual abuse in Australia has delivered a damning verdict on a system which enabled a culture of abuse to flourish.

13 February 2017

Anglican Churches around the globe launch "JustWater"

Cathedrals and churches on four continents have come together to raise awareness and activism about water by launching the JustWater website.

06 February 2017

Australian Bishop calls for asylum seeker amnesty

Bishop Philip Huggins of the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne has called on the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, to bring asylum seekers still languishing in offshore detention to Australia.

03 February 2017

Australian Primate sets out four priorities for 2017

The Archbishop of Melbourne, Philip Freier, has set out four priorities for 2017.

01 February 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.