ARCHBISHOP PHILIP FREIER

THOUGHTS AND OPINION


Persecution


Testimony in blood

03 Mar 2015  When the murderers of Islamic State lined up 21 Coptic Christians on a Libyan beach on February 14 and beheaded them, they certainly intended it as a strike against Christians everywhere. They boasted morbidly about this atrocity in a graphic video entitl..Read More

Politics


Opening the 58th Victorian Parliament

13 Feb 2015  St Paul’s Cathedral, 9 February 2015 Readings: Joshua 1.1, 5-9 Romans 13.1-10 Luke 22.24-30 Prayers of Intersession based on Isaiah 9 It is a great pleasure that we are able to join here today to share together in this service of wo..Read More

Church


First word

22 Dec 2014  "Welcome to First Word, the new blog site for the Anglican Primate of Australia, and part of a new website. I am so glad you have found your way here. The blog is called First Word because I hope it is merely the start of our conversation. I am looking f..Read More