The Anglican Church lost six Bishops to adverse findings and the leadership structure has been exposed as fatally flawed. By 2018 the ACA faces deposition trials in four states and likely criminal charges of those complicit in cover up and misprision of a felony in NSW and Victoria.
I wonder if this article is enough to generate any interest. I wonder if this is close enough to home. I wonder if we all might be brought closer together in the pursuit of true justice. I am not asking for your brief outrage; I am asking for your willingness to continue to learn and make efforts to understand.
I call on AB Herft to resign, hand back his AOM and Holy Orders, make a personal payment of
from his long service entitlement, and retire gracefully.
But in the long journey of change transformation and renewal does the culture of “Holy Orders” transcend the needs of the Forgotten Australian children who suffered in the North Coast Children’s Home over decades?
Survivor members who have been in the “storm” of Public and Private hearings require sensitivity in regards the use of…
We acknowledge that “ cover up” is tantamount to abuse and that allowing offenders to continue to offend makes those that had the chance to prevent the cycle of offending criminally responsible for the damage done to victims.
Today you celebrate a festival that in its metaphorical images talk about love light truth peace and Joy.
Witnesses to the Royal Commission spoke of darkness lies corruption conflict and profound sorrow.
A house divided cannot stand!
Steve Smith, who was sexually abused by an Anglican priest between the ages of 10 and 15, wiped away tears…
On the basis of the findings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse we are of the view that your moral authority is so eroded that your position as Archbishop of Perth is untenable. We request your resignation with immediate effect
Again this shows that Resignation rather than early retirement avoids the difficulties Liturgically that an early retirement created.
My understanding was that after an early Retirement during the Prayers for the People that Prayers are said for The Administrator rather than the early retired Bishop.