anglican focus

The news site of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland: nourishing and connecting our faith community

The Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem

In 2018 the President of PIEN Helen Rainger accompanied Palestinian evangelical Christian Areej Masoud to Parliament House in Canberra, where Areej met with the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights

Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network: supporting a just peace

anglican focus asked President of the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network (PIEN) and General Synod member (Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn) Helen Rainger to tell us about PIEN and how she came to be involved in advocating for the rights of Indigenous Palestinians to freedom, peace and safety


Beirut explosion: letter to the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem

“The Anglican Diocese of Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) was devasted to hear news of the terrible explosion that struck Beirut on Tuesday evening killing scores of people and injuring thousands of others, with hundreds of thousands left homeless,” writes Bishop Cam Venables in his letter to the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem