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St Jude’s Carlton damaged by fire

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October 24, 2014Police currently believe the fire, which has caused half a million dollars worth of damage to the Melbourne church, was deliberately lit

Synod sends strong message on Iraq

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October 21, 2014The Synod of the Diocese of Sydney has passed two motions on Iraq and supported the Archbishop’s call for refugee limits to be expanded.

Get children out of detention says Synod

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October 20, 2014The Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney has overwhelmingly called for the release of children in immigration detention.

Sydney’s ‘elder statesman’ dies

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October 20, 2014Bishop Ken Short AO, former missionary, military chaplain, Dean of Sydney and Bishop of Wollongong, Parramatta and the Defence Forces, has died at the age of 87.

Synod gets down to business

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October 15, 2014The first week of Synod has seen a raft of decisions, including encouraging new Anglican Communion structures, changes to governance and boards and clergy licensing.

Synod votes for gaming disinvestment

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October 14, 2014The Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney has welcomed a key Parliamentary report on gambling and called for disinvestment in companies which profit from gaming.

New bishop and new vision as Archbishop makes Presidential Address

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October 13, 2014Archbishop Glenn Davies has announced a new bishop for the Georges River region, a new director of ministry training and proposed a new Diocesan Mission in a packed Presidential Address to Synod.

“What’s Next?” takes shape

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October 8, 2014A draft of the next form of the diocesan mission will be put to the Synod of the Diocese of Sydney which starts next Monday.

Prepare for purity now

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October 4, 2014Children at increasingly younger ages are learning about and being confronted by issues around sexuality, identity and growing up, says a leading christian sexologist and speaker.

Salier to head Youthworks College

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September 30, 2014Bill Salier will leave his post at Moore College to become Principal of Youthworks College and Director of Theology.