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Father Rod Bower and the fight for a progressive Christianity

Father Rod Bower and the fight for a progressive Christianity

Crikey speaks to Father Rod Bower, Archdeacon of the Central Coast, about the changes that the Church, and the country, need to move forward.

Royal commission: thousands of victims but no national action plan from the Anglican church

Royal commission: thousands of victims but no national action plan from the Anglican church

Evidence given to the Royal Commission into child sexual abuse shows the scale of abuse in the Anglican Church and the lack of momentum in addressing problems, writes Amanda Gearing.

First, the secrecy must end on child assault cases

First, the secrecy must end on child assault cases

The secrecy which still exists around child s-xual assault victims needs to be lifted. Amanda Gearing, who has reported on dozens of institutionalised cases, frames what the royal commission must do.

Rundle: among Occupy’s guy ropes, Anglicans in act of solidarity

Rundle: among Occupy’s guy ropes, Anglicans in act of solidarity

Around the steps of the cathedral, the Occupy protest sprawls, its hundred or so tents arranged in rows, making tiny streets in the expansive paved yard.

Anglican Minister: Why I oppose the internet filter

Anglican Minister: Why I oppose the internet filter

Anglican Minister Will Briggs says Conroy's internet filter is a "useless, ineffective, waste of money", that's neither philosophically nor logistically viable. Can a Man of God be a pirate, too?

Tips and rumours: The PM and GG aren’t goth enough for the Anglican Church

Tips and rumours: The PM and GG aren’t goth enough for the Anglican Church

Suspicious names behind a "survey" Coalition backbenchers's attitudes to the ETS, rumours from Mallesons, who didn't get invited to the Anglican Church's big cathedral bash, and more.

Gay Christian speaker prevented from speaking at church

Gay Christian speaker prevented from speaking at church

The Anglican Church uninvite a gay speaker, Coles definitely not the fresh food people, jumps racing horses don't have great odds.

Sydney Anglicans frosty with the Pope

Sydney Anglicans frosty with the Pope

At a meeting between the Pope and Anglican church leaders in Sydney on Friday, Sydney’s conservative diocese has once again upstaged the majority of the church, this time in about as powerful a way as possible. The speech on behalf of Protestant and Orthodox Church leaders was delivered by Bishop Robert Forsyth, an Assistant Bishop […]

Not to be outdone, Anglicans set to make headlines on gay bishops

Not to be outdone, Anglicans set to make headlines on gay bishops

It's going to be a big week in Anglicanism as the 10 yearly Lambeth Conference convenes in the UK, with the issue of gay bishops is set to make headlines globally, writes Jeff Wall.

Anglican split a business problem, not a crisis of faith

Anglican split a business problem, not a crisis of faith

Jeff Wall investigates what's behind the split that's not a split in the Anglican Church.