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Bishops from New Zealand and Polynesia issue joint protest on West Papua abuses

Bishops from the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia express “deep disappointment” at suppression of West Papuans.

17 December 2018

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Philip Freier

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Philip Freier of Melbourne, the Primate of Australia.

17 December 2018

Australian Anglican schoolgirl nominated as Young Australian of the Year

Macinley Butson, a prolific inventor who attends an independent Anglican school, has been named NSW Young Australian of the Year.

06 December 2018

Anglican Church of New Zealand apologises for Colonial-era Maori land-snatch

Archbishop Philip Richardson has apologised to the Maori people from Tauranga for an 1866 decision which saw their lands given away.

04 December 2018

Christchurch celebrates the diocese’s first “church from scratch” in 40 years

The first parish “church from scratch” to be built in New Zealand’s Diocese of Christchurch in 40 years will be consecrated early next year.

26 November 2018

Archbishop hopes Lambeth Conference will be “confident proclamation of good news of Jesus”

The Archbishop of Canterbury has set out his vision for the next once-in-a-decade meeting of the bishops of the Anglican Communion.

26 November 2018

Mission to Seafarers nominated for Australian shipping welfare award

The Brisbane branch of the international Anglican mission agency Mission to Seafarers has been nominated for a national welfare award.

20 November 2018

Anglican Church of Australia to research domestic violence in Anglican-affiliated families

The Anglican Church of Australia begins domestic violence research as part of its role “in promoting healthy, respectful relationships”.

14 November 2018

Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union admitted to the Community of the Cross of Nails

The work of the Mothers’ Union in reconciliation and peace-building has been recognised by the Community of the Cross of Nails.

13 November 2018

New Zealand Church leaders rejects Sydney proposal for overlapping Anglican jurisdiction

Proposal by the Archbishop of Sydney for an overlapping Anglican diocese in New Zealand has been rejected by the Provinces archbishops.

13 November 2018