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04:08 pm | A call to ecological conversion Peter Whiting Pope Francis’s encyclical seeks a new dialogue on shaping the future of the earth. Peter Whiting comments that this dialogue certainly needs to occur between those…Jun 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
01:49 pm | Dr Mick Pope & Professor Joe Camilleri. Thursday 9 July 12:15-1:30pm The Salvation Army Hall 69 Bourke Street Melbourne…Jun 30 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
02:05 pm | Conference. Monday 28 September 2015 8:45am-5:30pm Trinity College Theological School Trinity College Royal Parade Parkville A one-day symposium on…Jun 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
01:49 pm | Conference Thursday 17 & Friday 18 September 2015 St Michael’s Uniting Church 120 Collins Street Melbourne Youth forum Wednesday…Jun 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Pope Francis on avoiding environmental catastrophe.
Laudato Si’ & population growth: a cautionary note & my preferred emphasis.
A call to ecological conversion.
Pope Francis & the Abbott government.
Blessed Oscar Romero.
Sr Angela Reed unravels some of the issues in sex trafficking.
Who helps the helpers?
Realities and surprises: a (very) personal reaction to Brenda Niall’s Mannix.
Jesus and the Dreaming: Australian Spirituality through Aboriginal-Christian Dialogue.
Commemorating the centenary of Gallipoli.
Andrew Chan & Myuran Sukumaran & the death penalty.
Shock cuts to Department of Social Services will hit homeless & housing services
Pope Francis highlights social justice, inequality, & climate change
Pope Francis & British PM David Cameron: the right to freedom of speech
10:47 am | Former senior public servant, John Menadue, explores how values are the foundation of good governance, allowing clarification about broad principles which can then be shaped into policies to be concretised in specific programs. He gives an assessment of current efforts to ensure fairness and equity, freedom, citizenship, stewardship of resources, and ethical responsibility in government.…Jun 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
08:17 pm | Bruce Duncan. To save the Coalition ship from the electoral shoals, the government has moderated its hard-line neoliberal rhetoric, but has added to the pain inflicted on low-income groups. Faced with plunging opinion polls and likely defeat at the next election, the Abbott government has abandoned the debt-crisis rationale of its first budget and tried…Jun 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
12:55 pm | John Hassett. The most significant legacy of Magna Carta is its symbolism. We respect it today as a cornerstone of our freedom. This year is the 800th anniversary of the signing on 15 June 1215 by King John of a document (Carta Libertatum) inscribed in Latin on sheepskin parchment. It arose from a struggle between the…Jun 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
11:02 am | By Bill Frilay. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) – the NGO leader on this issue – estimates that around 4,000-5,000 people were maimed or killed by landmines last year alone, and that millions more suffer from the agricultural, economic, and psychological impacts of the weapons. They estimate that there are still tens of…Sep 12 2012 / No Comment / Read More »
04:08 pm | A call to ecological conversion Peter Whiting Pope Francis’s encyclical seeks a new dialogue on shaping the future of the earth. Peter Whiting comments that this dialogue certainly needs to occur between those who shape high policy, such as national governments and the UN. But, just as urgently, it needs to occur at the level…Jun 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »