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Bishop launches tv commercial in support of exiled South Sudanese school students

The Assistant Bishop of Melbourne has produced a tv commercial urging people to give South Sudanese exiles a “safe start” to the school year.

31 January 2018

Melbourne bishop defends “fine” South Sudanese over “African-gangs media-frenzy”

Bishop Philip Huggins says the church should do more to support the South Sudanese migrant and refugee community in Victoria state.

18 January 2018

Heightened terror risk leads to cancellation of church’s New Year’s Eve party

A church in New South Wales was forced to cancel its traditional New Year’s Eve street party because of the increased terror threat. 

02 January 2018

Victorian euthanasia vote a cause for lament, says Australian primate

The upper house of the state parliament in Victoria has approved a Bill to legalise assisted suicide despite a campaign by church leaders.

23 November 2017

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

Melbourne Anglicans urge state government to drop euthanasia bill

The Melbourne Diocesan Synod has urged politicians in the state of Victoria not to legalise medically assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia.

25 October 2017

'Get serious' about climate change Australian church tells govt

The Anglican Church in Australia has told the Canberra government to act with urgency over its commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on climate change. And its General Synod has also urged the church to get its own house in order and cut its carbon footprint.

15 September 2017

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

Bishop speaks out after first Good Friday AFL match announced

An Australian bishop has spoken out after it was announced that the Australian Football League will next year stage its first match to be played on Good Friday.

26 October 2016

Anglicans offer prayer-space for arson-hit Muslims

The Bishop of Melbourne has stepped in to offer prayer space to Muslims from Geelong, Victoria, whose mosque was destroyed in a suspected arson attack in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday). The fire, in a former church building, is the fifth suspicious fire to hit places of worship in Geelong in recent months.

18 May 2016


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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.