ARCHBISHOP PHILIP FREIER

FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRIMATE


Federal electon

Out of service

30 Jun 2016 

Mernda, in the northern growth corridor, is one of Melbourne’s fast growing suburbs. It is a pretty neighbourhood, with house-proud … Read More


Federal election

Housing a key election issue

30 Jun 2016 

The Geelong suburb of Corio is one of the poorest in Melbourne, and the systematic disadvantages its residents suffer are … Read More


Terrorism

Orlando horror

15 Jun 2016 

The horrific slaughter of 49 people in Orlando, Florida, by an apparently unhinged gunman is profoundly saddening and shocking. Anglicans, … Read More


Terrorism

Bombs build nothing

24 Mar 2016 

The explosions that shattered the bustling business of an airport and a station in Brussels, bringing only death, panic and … Read More


Society

Harness religion’s power for peace

15 Mar 2016 

Religion is often blamed for war and violence, but its influence for peace and reconciliation seldom gets the same attention, … Read More


Children in detention

Detention for children unacceptable

04 Feb 2016 

Melbourne’s Anglican bishops again urge the Prime Minister, Mr Malcolm Turnbull, to change the narrative on children in detention despite … Read More


Terrorism

Horror in Paris

14 Nov 2015 

On behalf of Australia’s Anglicans, I express our deepest sympathy for and solidarity with the people of Paris in their … Read More


Climate change

World War II effort needed against climate change

11 Nov 2015 

The fight against climate change will need a global effort greater than World War II, according to leading commentator Robert … Read More