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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…