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Primate

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia is Archbishop Philip Freier, Archbishop of Melbourne. 

 

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Prayer Diary

Day 23

The Diocese of Tasmania

Bishop Richard Condie; Clergy and People


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Australian Church News

  • Grafton bishop resigns

    06 Nov 2017

    The Anglican Bishop of Grafton, the Right Reverend Dr Sarah Macneil, has resigned, effective from March 3 next year. She announced her decision in a pastoral letter to her diocese, saying she had hoped to remain until 2020, when she turned 65, but questions of health had forced an early departure.

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  • Primates discuss evangelism

    05 Oct 2017

    A discussion about evangelism and discipleship strategies among the leaders of the Anglican Communion’s 39 independent provinces was so lively, it continued through the lunch break, the Archbishop of South East Asia said after the session on Wednesday, the Anglican Communion News Service reports.

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  • Lament, law-making, resolution and prayer on child abuse dominate General Synod

    20 Sep 2017

    The Anglican Church's national parliament faces up to the Church's failures and seeks a just way forward

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  • Government, Church need to get serious about climate: Synod

    12 Sep 2017

    The Federal Government should act with a “deepened sense of urgency” over its commitment to the 2015 Paris Climate Accord, according to a motion passed by the Anglican Church’s General Synod last week.

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  • Anglican Church offers formal apology to victims of domestic violence

    07 Sep 2017

    The Anglican Church of Australia has for the first time apologised to victims of domestic violence — many of whom, it says, have been let down by Church leaders and teachings — and pledged to undertake independent research into the nature and extent of family violence in Anglican communities.

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  • Church ready for redress

    06 Sep 2017

    The Anglican Church of Australia will set up an independent company to handle complaints and compensation to victims of sex abuse, enabling the church to join the Commonwealth redress scheme when it is announced.

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  • Synod passes National child protection rules

    05 Sep 2017

    Binding rules on all clergy and church workers have been passed during a debate on child protection at the Anglican Church of Australia Synod, meeting this week in Queensland.

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  • New Anglican Archbishop of Perth Elected

    30 Aug 2017

    The Right Reverend Kay Goldsworthy AO, Bishop of Gippsland, has been elected Archbishop of Perth after an extensive eight-month selection process and has the honour of being the first woman elected in Australia to the role of Archbishop.

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  • St David’s celebrates 175 years since Bishop’s chair brought to Hobart

    26 Aug 2017

    It's a nice chair, but not everything was quite so comfortable for the first Bishop of Tasmania.

    Bishop Francis Russell Nixon brought the hand-carved throne, a copy of Queen Victoria’s Coronation Chair, to Hobart 175 years ago.

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  • Primate regrets Australian bishops' participation in US consecration

    03 Jul 2017

    Two Australian bishops reject Dr Freier's advice and join consecration of a bishop outside the Anglican Communion Australia’s Anglican Primate, Archbishop Philip Freier of Melbourne, has expressed regret at the decision of two Australian bishops to participate in the consecration of a bishop for the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), which is not in communion with the Australian church or the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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