Media releases

Ordinands for 2018

February 6, 2018The list of deacons to be ordained on Saturday, 17th February, 2018.

Archbishop’s Christmas Message 2017

December 20, 2017The text of Dr Glenn Davies Christmas Message for Christmas week, 2017.

Report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

December 15, 2017Response to the Final Sitting and Report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Same Sex Marriage legislation

December 8, 2017Archbishop's statement on the passing of Same Sex Marriage laws by the Australian Parliament.

Statement from Archbishop Davies on the same-sex marriage result

November 15, 2017Archbishop Glenn Davies speaks about the outcome of the Postal Survey of Australians on same-sex marriage.

Media Statement - Manus Island

November 13, 2017 For the vulnerable, dislocated victims of people smugglers, especially the hundreds of men who continue in limbo at the decommissioned Manus Island Centre, our hearts cry out.

Senior Executive appointed as CEO

October 9, 2017The President of the Sydney Diocesan Secretariat, Archbishop Glenn Davies, and its Chairman, Mr Ross Smith have announced that Mr Robert Wicks will be the new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Bill fails religious protection test

August 6, 2017“There are serious religious issues and freedom of conscience concerns arising from the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017 being promoted by some liberal MPs” said the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney today.

Timeline of statements on Domestic Violence

July 20, 2017A summary of major public statements from Diocesan Leadership on the issue of Domestic Violence.

2017 Easter Message

April 12, 2017Sydney Archbishop pays tribute to rescuers