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History goes digital

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November 21, 2015Some of the oldest records in Australia – parish registers from Sydney’s early colonial churches – are to be digitised under an agreement between the Diocese of Sydney and ancestry. com.


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November 15, 2015Hundreds of people have filed into St Andrew's Cathedral to pray for the injured and bereaved in the Paris Black Friday attacks.

Praying for Paris

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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.

MAG winds up

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November 12, 2015The Church Missionary Society’s Mission Aid Group (MAG) is preparing to wind up its ministry in east Africa.

Sydney Remembers

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November 8, 2015The Governor-General, Lord Mayor of Sydney, the Police Commissioner, RSL President and the President of the War Widows Guild have taken part in a Remembrance Sunday service in Sydney.

Ministry in the heavens

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November 1, 2015To mark the 75th anniversary of chaplaincy in the Royal Australian Air Force, RAAF chaplains from around the country descended on Canberra for several days of celebration.

Emergency call for Ambo chaplains

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October 26, 2015The Chaplaincy programme that serves the ambulance crews in NSW is currently expanding its work to include more volunteers.

“We can take still more”

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October 20, 2015Synod has called on the government to increase the refugee intake to allow for more Syrian refugees, while calling on Sydney Anglicans to show ‘concrete acts of mercy and generosity’.

ARV expanding to Minto

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October 19, 2015Anglican Retirement Villages (ARV) has bought land for a new village at Minto.

Government should ‘break its gambling addiction’

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October 19, 2015Synod has again requested the New South Wales government to implement effective harm-minimisation measures, with one senior minister saying the government “needs to break its gambling addiction”.