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Euthanasia rejected in one Australian state, debate rages in another

The state parliament of New South Wales has rejected a bill to legalise euthanasia; while a debate in Victoria was adjourned until Tuesday.

17 November 2017

Church provides driver mentoring for refugees

An Anglican church in Sydney is giving local refugees experience of driving on Australia’s roads. 

25 September 2017

Anglican appeal for cyclone victims in Australia

The Archbishop of Sydney's Anglican Aid has launched an appeal for the victims of Cyclone Debbie in North Queensland.

31 March 2017

New building for Australia's Moore Theological College unveiled

The keys to the new teaching and learning centre for Sydney diocese’s theological college have been handed over to principal Dr Mark Thompson this week.

08 November 2016

Sydney Diocese tackles domestic violence

Ministers in the Australian diocese of Sydney receive compulsory training in domestic violence as part of attempts to provide the best pastoral care for victims of DV.

04 November 2016

Services mark 15th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks

The fifteenth anniversary of the world’s deadliest terror attack will be remembered in special services and events in New York City this weekend.

07 September 2016

Church plants cater for one million new Sydney residents

The area around the edge of the Sydney basin is becoming one of the city’s fastest growing new suburbs, thanks for development by the New South Wales state government.

21 July 2016

Anglican Archbishops meet with Coptic Pope and Grand Imam of Al-Azhar

In significant meetings in Cairo last week alliances were formed for peace between Muslims and Christians in Sudan, South Sudan and Malaysia. The Primate of Jerusalem and the Middle East, Archbishop Mouneer Anis, organised meetings between Anglican leaders and the Grand Iman of Al-Azhar – the renowned Islamic university, mosque and centre in Cairo – and the Coptic Pope.

10 November 2015

Sydney Synod reaffirms marriage

A capacity-crowd at the Sydney Synod has voted for a re-affirmation of marriage as between a man and a woman and called for all Australian Christians to respectfully engage in the public debate on redefining marriage.

15 October 2015

Melbourne Anglicans call for focus on primary prevention of domestic violence

Support faith groups and train men to prevent family violence, Church urges

19 June 2015

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.