ARCHBISHOP PHILIP FREIER

FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRIMATE


Indigenous Australians

Don’t delay recognition, Church pleads

23 Nov 2016 

  Constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander has dropped increasingly below the Federal Government’s radar, but it is … Read More


Protecting children

Support for Primate on redress

20 Nov 2016 

The Anglican Church of Australia’s Standing Committee has urged its dioceses and organisations to continue to care for and support … Read More


Asylum seekers

Refugees: a welcome development

14 Nov 2016 

Statement by The Primate of the Anglican Church in Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier: I welcome the Federal Government’s announcement … Read More


Protecting children

National redress scheme ‘welcome’

07 Nov 2016 

The Anglican Primate of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has welcomed the proposed national independent redress scheme for survivors of … Read More


Church

Please recognise Anglicans, Primate appeals to Egypt

05 Nov 2016 

The Anglican Primate of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has written to the Egyptian Ambassador asking the Government of Egypt … Read More


Refugees

Let in Middle Eastern Christians: Church leaders

28 Oct 2016 

Australian church leaders have written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull lamenting the slow progress in resettling refugees from the Middle … Read More


Synod

Marriage, poverty on synod agenda

19 Oct 2016 

 Same-sex marriage, legal aid and poverty are among the issues to be discussed at the Melbourne Anglican Synod, which opens … Read More


Asylum seekers

Toxic debate ‘damaged Australia’s soul’

12 Oct 2016 

The toxic asylum-seeker debate has “damaged Australia’s soul”, World Vision CEO Tim Costello told a public meeting in Melbourne today. … Read More