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Primate criticises Australian refugee policy

The Archbishop of Melbourne, Philip Freier, has criticised Australia’s migration policy during a “public conversation” in a local theatre.

12 October 2016

Anglicans at forefront of global refugee crisis

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

Primate welcomes same-sex marriage plebiscite but warns against "harsh or vilifying" debate

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

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

East Asia Youth Forum heralds call to full time Christian ministry

The Council of Churches of East Asia Youth Forum was held in Kuala Lumpur recently with the theme “Rise for God and Service to Neighbours through Christ”. 

26 August 2016

Aboriginal Anglicans welcome youth detention abuse review

Australia’s national body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglicans has welcomed an investigation into abuse in a youth detention centre.

18 August 2016

Australian churches renew call to end refugee detention on Nauru

Churches have renewed their call for Australia’s detention centre on Nauru to close after revelations of sustained abuse – including the alleged cover-up of a rape.

16 August 2016

Anti-Muslim protestors disrupt church service

A group of anti-Islam protestors dressed as Muslims and interrupted a church service in New South Wales, Australia, yesterday.

15 August 2016

Flood of generosity opens mission doors

The generous response by Australian Anglicans to a disaster relief fund enabled the Diocese of Tasmania to provide its flood-hit community with emergency care packs. 

12 August 2016

Primate demands action after Nauru detention files leak

Leaked documents about Australia’s detention of asylum seekers on the island of Nauru are “shocking and saddening”, the country’s Primate, Archbishop of Melbourne Philip Freier, said.

11 August 2016


Migrant lives matter


ACC chair sets out his vision for the Communion

Being proactive, building links and bringing peace to a world in turmoil – those are the main tasks ahead for the Anglican Communion, according to Archbishop Paul Kwong.

Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis celebrate closer Anglican-Catholic relationship

The 50th anniversary of the first public meeting between a Pope and an Archbishop of Canterbury since the Reformation will be celebrated by the current Pope and Archbishop when they meet next week in Rome.