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Australian churches unite in Solidarity

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October 31, 2014An ACL-led campaign seeks to generate prayer and awareness for persecuted minorities, particular Christians, in Iraq and Syria

Military funeral for ‘elder statesman’

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October 27, 2014With the coffin borne on a gun carriage, a packed St Andrew's Cathedral has farewelled Bishop Ken Short.

Synod recommits to Mission

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October 26, 2014Using one of history’s great retreats as an illustration is always risky....

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.