Media releases

Archbishop Jensen ‘Somewhat Heartened’ By Pm’s Proposal On Embryonic Stem Cell Research

June 25, 2002While disappointed that the Prime Minister has not proposed a ban on embryonic stem cell research, the Archbishop of Sydney, Peter Jensen, is ‘somewhat heartened' that the use of unwanted human embryos from the IVF program will be strictly regulated.

Media Advisory: Memorial Service for HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother

June 12, 2002A Memorial Service to honour the life of H M Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother will be held in St Andrew’s Cathedral, George Street, Sydney on Tuesday 9th April at 11.30am.

Abp Jensen’s comments after meeting with Prime Minister Howard to discuss research on human embryos

June 12, 2002The Most Rev Peter Jensen, Archbishop of Sydney has released the following statement after meeting with Prime Minster John Howard yesterday.

Sydney will face God’s judgment if it does not care for rural decline

June 12, 2002Easter message from Archbishop Peter Jensen

Anglican Bishops endorse national approach to sexual misconduct

June 12, 2002The bishops of the Anglican Church of Australia have initiated a national approach to the handling of complaints of sexual misconduct.

Dr John Woodhouse appointed Principal of Moore Theological College

June 12, 2002Dr Peter Jensen, Archbishop of Sydney, today announced the appointment of the Rev Dr John Woodhouse, Rector of Christ Church St Ives as the new Principal of Moore Theological College, Newtown.

Anglican Bishops in NSW support stem cell research - but not at the cost of human life

June 12, 2002The Most Reverend Dr Peter Jensen, Archbishop of Sydney, is joined by other Anglican Bishops of NSW in supporting the Roman Catholic Bishops who have called for the Federal Government to support stem cell research which does not destroy human embryos.

State funeral for Sir Roden Cutler at St Andrew’s Cathedral on Thursday 28th February

June 12, 2002The state funeral for Sir Roden Cutler, VC AK KCMG KCVO CBE, former Governor of New South Wales will be held at St Andrew's Cathedral, George St, Sydney at 12pm on Thursday 28th February 2002.

Executive from fast food giant quits to become Anglican minister

June 12, 2002Why would you give up a high paid job as an executive with a multinational company to become an Anglican minister in Sydney’s west?

Archbishop Jensen’s statement regarding the retirement of the Archbishop of Canterbury

June 12, 2002Dr George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury will retire at the end of October this year. On hearing this news, Dr Peter Jensen, Archbishop of Sydney and Metropolitan of New South Wales released the following statement for media use.