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Bishop Thompson of Newcastle in Australia announces resignation

The Anglican Bishop of the diocese of Newcastle, in Australia, Greg Thompson has announced his resignation.

16 March 2017

Damning verdict on response to child abuse in Australia

Royal Commission examining allegations of child sexual abuse in Australia has delivered a damning verdict on a system which enabled a culture of abuse to flourish.

13 February 2017

Church of Canada vows to address youth suicide crisis in Wapekeka First Nation

The Anglican Church of Canada has acknowledged that it played a role in creating the conditions that led to the suicides of two young girls in Wapekeka First Nation. 

24 January 2017

Unreserved apology follows child abuse inquiry

An Anglican mission agency has apologised unreservedly for the mistreatment and neglect suffered by some residents of a former church-run children’s home in Northern Ireland.

23 January 2017

Independent body to investigate sex abuse complaints

Complaints of church-based sexual abuse in Australia’s internal province of Victoria will be investigated by an independent body with its own board of directors.

24 October 2016

Cathedral deans express grief over clergy-led abuse

The deans of Australia’s cathedrals have expressed grief at hurt and trauma caused by clergy and church workers after discussing the issue during their conference in Townsville.

09 August 2016

Melbourne archbishop addresses child abuse Aboriginal heroism and government rudeness

The Anglican Church in Victoria is working on its own corporation to respond to child sexual abuse victims and help survivors obtain redress.

15 October 2015

C of E offers unreserved apology for abuse committed by bishop

The Church of England has spoken of its “deep shame and regret” this afternoon after a former diocesan bishop was sentenced to 36 months in prison after admitting a series of abuse offences against 18 young men.

07 October 2015

South India: Karimnagar diocesan youth take stand against addiction

Young people pledge to be agents of transformation at festival focusing on addiction and abuse issues

18 August 2015

Anglican Safe Church Network welcomes Australian bishop's vow to deal with past abuses

Bishop of Newcastle says diocese is ‘determined’ to address past abuse in order to shape ‘healthy future’

23 June 2015