Posts Tagged ‘Australian Anglicans’

Lessons from the Anglican split

Monday, August 29th, 2022

Last week a gathering of Anglicans from the Pacific Region began their Conference in Canberra by announcing the creation of a new Anglican Diocese of the Southern Cross with former Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies as bishop. This diocese is not part of the Anglican Church in Australia but is linked to the majority Read more

Aussie Anglicans scrap confession confidentiality for serious crimes

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

The confidentiality¬†of the confessional will no longer stop Australian Anglican priests reporting serious crimes they hear in confession to police. Representatives of the Anglican Church of Australia approved this on July 2 at the church’s General Synod in Adelaide. The ruling covers serious offences that would attract a jail term of five years or more, Read more

Equality within marriage is biblical

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Two Sundays ago many Christians heard a passage from the Letter to the Ephesians which opens the door to the very different world in which the Church first emerged: Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ. Wives, be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord. For the husband is the Read more