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Anglican Bishop encourages kindness and respect following postal survey results

The Bishop of Tasmania, The Rt Revd Dr Richard Condie today welcomed the publication of the results of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey. “This survey has been difficult for many Australians and I’m glad that the public has now had its say,” said Bishop Condie. “While I remain of the view that the traditional…

Giving thanks for 175 years and seeking to be a Church for Tasmania into the future

The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, Dr Richard Condie, said, “Birthday Celebrations are important moments in anyone’s life, especially so if you have reached the grand old age of 175”. “These anniversaries are time to reflect on the past and make some plans for the future,” he said. “The Diocese of Tasmania and the Cathedral Church…

Anglican Bishop seeks to protect vulnerable Tasmanians

The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, Dr Richard Condie, says, “The mere existence of laws to allow for assisted dying (euthanasia), puts vulnerable Tasmanians at risk”. “The unintended consequence of voluntary assisted dying laws, will inescapably lead to subtle pressures on the elderly, disabled, and the mentally ill in our community, to end their lives prematurely.…

175th Anniversary of the Founding of the Diocese of Tasmania, the Cathedral of St David and the City of Hobart

The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, Dr Richard Condie, said, “This week the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania, St David’s Cathedral and the City of Hobart are celebrating our 175th Anniversary”. On 21 August 1842 Queen Victoria decreed Letters Patent creating the Diocese of Tasmania. The first Bishop of Tasmania, Bishop Francis Russell Nixon, was consecrated in…