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Australian evangelicals: new Anglican home

GAFCON Australia is planning a new Diocese for Anglicans who feel they have to leave their existing denominational home.

Chris Sugden

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Richard Condie

In November 2020 the Appellate Tribunal of the Anglican Church of Australia (ACA) found no canonical objection to the Diocese of Wangaratta continuing services of blessing for same-sex unions. It used similar reasoning as the Church of England project Living in Love and Faith (LLF) – that theologians are divided over what Scripture says, and that sexuality is not central to the Christian faith.