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Growth drive reaches out

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May 25, 2015The Archbishop has created a high-level committee to help establish Ministry Centres for church communities in new growth areas of Sydney.

Book ban reversed

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May 19, 2015A ban on two Anglican resources used in Special Religious Education (SRE) has been reversed after talks between Archbishop Glenn Davies and the Education Minister Adrian Piccoli.

Raffel announced as new Dean

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

Clarification sought on SRE books

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May 8, 2015The Diocese of Sydney has asked for clarification of an Education Department directive on materials in the Special Religious Education curriculum.

End of the rainbow for Sydney’s newest church

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May 4, 2015After years of planning and preparation, Sydney's newest church building has been opened in the new housing area of Oran Park, southwest of Sydney.

Nepali Christians die in their churches

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April 30, 2015It's been revealed hundreds of Christians died or were injured as the Nepal earthquake hit, including an Anglican minister and 17 of his parishioners.

Nepal appeal launched

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April 27, 2015Anglican Aid has joined other agencies in launching an appeal for victims of the Nepal earthquake.

Anzac services retain Christian character

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April 25, 2015Anzac Day services around the world today have retained Christian elements on the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings.

Christians ‘horrified’ by latest IS massacre

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April 21, 2015The Anglican Bishop for Ethiopia has hailed as martyrs 28 Ethiopian Christians shot or beheaded in Libya.

2018 set for next GAFCON

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April 18, 2015Members of the Primates Council, meeting in London, say they are encouraged by reports from the newest GAFCON provinces and fellowships in the US and Australia.