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Royal Commission criticises diocese and two former bishops over child safeguarding failures

The Australian diocese of Newcastle and two of its former bishops have been criticised for their “do nothing approach” on child abuse.

07 December 2017

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

Bishop George Augustus Selwyn’s cathedral in Auckland finally consecrated

Some 1400 people gathered on saturday to celebrate the consecration of Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral, after a 174-year wait.

31 October 2017

Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on Climate Change

Anglicans and other Christian leaders calling on governments to implement the promises they made at the 2015 Paris Climate Change talks.

19 October 2017

Australian Anglicans “sorry” for complicity in domestic violence

The Anglican Church of Australia has issued a “heartfelt apology” to victims of domestic violence for failures in teaching and pastoral care.

18 September 2017

Church leaders unite to speak out on euthanasia move

Seven Christian leaders in the Australian state of Victoria are calling on the premier to reconsider plans to legalise assisted suicide and euthanasia.

16 August 2017

Easter Message from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia

An Easter Message from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier.

13 April 2017

Australian Primate issues statement on Royal Commission

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has issued a statement, as the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse begins its final hearing with the Anglican Church in Sydney.

17 March 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

Primates’ Christmas Message: Archbishop Philip Freier

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

16 December 2016