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Security services foil Christmas Day cathedral terror plot

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

Archbishop of Perth retires early after safeguarding failings

The Archbishop of Perth, Roger Herft, is to take early retirement, he said yesterday (Thursday).

16 December 2016

Primates’ Christmas Message: Archbishop Philip Freier

A Christmas message from the Primate of the Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier

16 December 2016

Australian religious leaders call for action on modern slavery

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

Anglicans join 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence

Anglicans around the Communion are getting involved in prayer, reflection and action for the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence.

25 November 2016

Church calls for constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians

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

Faiths applaud "unprecedented global consensus" on climate change action at COP22

Last year’s Paris agreement on climate change is “irreversible and unstoppable”, the world’s political leaders said as this years climate change conference (COP22).

21 November 2016

New study explores growth and decline in the Anglican Communion

A new academic study into growth and decline in the Anglican Communion will be marked by a day conference and the publication of a new book.

15 November 2016

Primate welcomes refugee resettlement plan

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

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

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Archbishop Justin Welby’s New Year Message

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Primates’ Christmas Messages

A collection of Christmas Messages released by the Primates of the Anglican Communion.

In Profile: Dean Hosam Naoum

In this interview, the Dean of St George’s Cathedral in Jerusalem, the Very Revd Hosam Naoum, discusses life and ministry in the Holy Land.