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MCC Brisbane Anti-gay vandalism

The inclusive MCC Brisbane church in New Farm has been hit with anti-gay vandalism for the second time in less than a month. Earlier this month, vandals spray-painted a large grey swastika over the rainbow flag on MCC’s street-facing sign. The vandals returned to the Merthyr Road Uniting Church building over the weekend to deface …

Openly Gay Priest

A community’s prayers have been answered with Reverend Chris Swannell making history as the first New Zealander in an openly gay relationship to become an Anglican priest. Rev Swannell, who owns a boutique lodge at Russell’s Orongo Bay with his partner, the wine and travel writer Michael Hooper, led his first service at Christ Church …

Uniting Church Australia uniting network same-sex marriage

Same-sex couples will be allowed to wed in the Uniting Church of Australia after the denomination’s national body agreed to a policy change on same-sex marriage that will allow ministers the option of conducting them. The church will now have two different views on marriage to show the “diversity of Christian belief” among its members …