Media releases

Response to a vote by the Synod of the Diocese of Wangaratta

September 2, 2019The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has issued a statement in response to a vote by the Synod of the Diocese of Wangaratta to authorise a service to bless civil marriages.

Allow Tamil family to stay in Queensland

September 1, 2019Archbishop Glenn Davies comments on the case of a Tamil family threatened with deportation.

Draft Religious Discrimination Bill

August 30, 2019The Archbishop welcomes the release of the Draft Religious Discrimination Bill.

Abortion bill to be introduced into State Parliament this week

July 29, 2019Archbishop's statement on the abortion bill about to be debated by State Parliament.

Folau and Freedom

June 25, 2019A statement from the Archbishop on Israel Folau and the issue of Freedom of Speech, Conscience and Belief.

Statement on Sir Lanka attacks

April 22, 2019Statement issued by Archbishop Davies on the attacks on churches in Sri Lanka, Easter 2019.

Freedom of religion and Israel Folau

April 18, 2019Transcript of comments made to The Australian newspaper by Bishop Stead.

Easter Message 2019

April 17, 2019Media Release and Text of the Easter Message for 2019 from Archbishop Glenn Davies

New Bishop for International Relations

April 16, 2019The Archbishop of Sydney has named Canon Malcolm Richards as the new Bishop for International Relations.

Further statement on Christchurch attack

March 17, 2019The Archbishop's second statement on the Christchurch Mosque attack and message for Muslim leaders.