Media releases

Service of Sorrow and Prayer for Paris

November 14, 2015A special public service of sorrow and prayer for Paris, in the wake of the Black Friday attacks, will be held in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney on Sunday 15th November at 3pm.

Archbishop rallies Anglicans as Synod begins

October 12, 2015The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has delivered a rallying address on Christian mission, persecution and perseverance at the start of the church’s 2015 Synod.

Bishop Lee seriously ill

October 7, 2015The Anglican Bishop of Western Sydney, Ivan Lee, has been diagnosed with a pancreatic tumour.

Abortion-by-phone is ‘commerce not care’

October 2, 2015The Anglican Bishop of North Sydney says the proposal that Australian women would be able to access abortions by phone smacks of a program driven by commercial concerns rather than by genuine care for people.

Archbishop calls for ‘warm and generous welcome’

September 9, 2015The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has welcomed the Government’s announcement that Australia will permanently resettle 12,000 refugees from Syria on top of the current humanitarian intake.

Syrian crisis ‘too great to be ignored’

September 6, 2015Sydney’s Anglican Archbishop Dr Glenn Davies has called on the Federal Government to develop a comprehensive response to the Syrian refugee crisis.

New bishop appointed

August 24, 2015The Archbishop of Sydney has chosen the Rev Michael Stead to be the new bishop of South Sydney.

Archbishop backs plebiscite plan

August 14, 2015The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has congratulated the Prime Minister and the Coalition for backing a plebiscite on same-sex marriage.

Archbishop signs letter to PM on SSM

June 9, 2015Archbishop Glenn Davies has joined other church and religious leaders in signing an open letter to the Prime Minister against same-sex marriage.

New Dean announced

May 17, 2015Arcbhishop Glenn Davies has announced that the Rev Kanishka Raffel has been appointed the new Dean of Sydney, the first person from a non-European background to hold the position.