Media releases

Anglican Church offers help

February 4, 2016The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, says Anglicans and other Christians in Sydney are concerned by the prospect of 91 asylum seeker children being returned to Nauru following the recent High Court ruling and has repeated his view that the situation of children in detention 'should concern every Australian'.

Public statement - Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse

January 27, 2016A statement read to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse in Hobart by Michelle England, Counsel for the Diocese of Sydney.

Ordination of Deacons in 2016

January 1, 2016The Diocesan Registry has released a list of people to be ordained as deacons this year.

Christmas Message 2015

December 23, 2015The light of Jesus overcomes darkness

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.