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About kiwianglo

Retired Anglican priest, living in Christchurch, New Zealand. Ardent supporter of LGBT Community, and blogger on 'Thinking Anglicans UK' site. Theology: liberal, Anglo-Catholic & traditional. regarding each person as a unique expression of Christ, and therefore lovable.

‘Semper reformanda’ – The Church in Progress

At this time when the eyes of the Anglican world are on the Diocese of Sydney (and, maybe, the Anglican Church in Tasmania), to see whether they will carry out their threat to jump up and away from the parent … Continue reading

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Gay to Hetero Convert talks about S/S Marriage

One of the outcomes of the Australian Anglican General Synod is the appearance of the article (below) by a writer whose claim to represent an ‘ex-Gay’ (sic) view on S/S Marriage is founded on his personal experience of ‘Conversion’ from … Continue reading

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A Catholic view of the need for discernment

In the recent palaver about whether, or not, the Church ought to become involved in the lives of LGBTQI people who are looking for acceptance of their situation in the new environment of understanding the complexity of gender/sexuality identity in … Continue reading

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The GAFCON Shadow emerges from its Sydney Stronghold

Con/Evo clergyman from the Sydney Diocese, David Ould, continues his crusade against the official Australian Province of the Anglican Church as he regales his readers with a somewhat distracted revue of what the Church has achieved (or not) during its … Continue reading

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Sydney Anglicans: ready for Schism?

Our fellow Anglicans in the USA have accurately assessed the situation in Australia, where, when the Sydney bishops did not get the support they were expecting for their anti-gay proposal, have reiterated threats of schismatic severance. If this happens, it … Continue reading

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A Bishop’s Thoughts on G.S.2022 in Australia

Dr. Peter Stuart. Bishop of the Diocese of Newcastle, N.S.W., Australia, has issued the following Pastoral Letter to his diocese, following on from an earlier one in which he re-affirmed the Newcastle diocese’s intention to continue listening to the concerns … Continue reading

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Gay and Celibate? – an Honoured Place in the Church

What is often not recognised by everyone in the Christian Church is the fact that celibacy has always had a hallowed place in our tradition – from the ‘Desert Fathers and Mothers’ of the Early Church, to the celibate clergy, … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Bishop Joins Sydney Bishops in ‘shock’ at failure of movement to block S/S Marriage Blessings

Standing with the Sydney Anglican Bishops in their relentless crusade against any Services of Blessing for Same-Sex Marriage Blessings in the Australian Anglican Church, Tasmania’s Evangelical Anglican bishop, Richard Condie, expresses his own anger by calling the result of a … Continue reading

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Australian Synod affirms Diversity in the Church

Despite the determined efforts of the recently-appointed Anglican Archbishop of Sydney to re-enforce an affirmation of exclusively binary marriage doctrine in the Australian Church – calculated to defeat the aim of the majority of its bishops to introduce the Blessing … Continue reading

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39: ARTICLES – or ARTIFACTS?

Former Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Glenn Davies, in his defence of the Diocese of Sydney’s epic stand in Australian General Synod’s consideration of the Blessing of Same-Sex Marriage in A.C.A (The Anglican Church of Australia), is wont to defend his … Continue reading

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