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Boomers flock to Ageing conference

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July 24, 2014An over-capacity crowd of over-55 year olds packed into a Haymarket Hotel last week to be told 60 is not the new 40.

Meeting Marsden the Missionary

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July 20, 2014Samuel Marsden has gone down in popular history as 'the flogging parson' but a new book balances the historical ledger.

Sudanese Australians a voice for salvation

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July 15, 2014A young Sudanese Univeristy student has helped start a nationwide charity to support people suffering the effects of civil conflict in South Sudan.

New MTC distance course passes its first test

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July 11, 2014The new distance courses launched by Moore College this year have passed their first test - with completion and re-enrolment levels dramatically higher.

Dean moves to new ministry

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July 6, 2014The Dean of Sydney, Phillip Jensen, will leave his cathedral ministry at the end of the year.

Synod highlights ‘inactivity’ on gambling

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July 3, 2014General Synod has chided the Federal Parliament for failing to respond effectively to a four year old report on gambling in Australia.

Governments and churches urged to take more asylum seekers

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July 2, 2014The General Synod has urged the government and opposition to revise immigration policy, particularly offshore detention.

Synod calls for freedom not religious ‘gag’

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July 1, 2014General Synod has overwhelmingly backed a call for state and territory leaders to protect religious freedom at home and abroad, in the face of the ‘gagging’ of Christian organisations.

Baptism marriage rule to stay

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June 30, 2014General Synod has upheld a requirement for at least one person to be baptised before a couple can be married in church.

Freier elected next Primate

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June 28, 2014The Archbishop of Melbourne, Philip Freier, has been elected the next Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia.