An election campaign in Reconciliation Week? Amid silence on Indigenous affairs, here’s what must be done.
Jon Altman, Deakin University For the first time
11:18 am | Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Download a .pdf version of this newsletter. Election disarray: concerns about fairness & inequality In the light of the tight July election in Australia, Peter…Jul 6 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
08:31 pm | “The Winter of our Discontent and the Promise of Spring” 6 September: ‘The Age of Extremes’: From the ‘Great…Jul 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
02:58 pm | A dialogue about believing in a time of disillusionment. With Professor Frank Brennan SJ AO. Monday 11 July 5–6:30pm…Jun 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
12:00 pm | Rosanne Haggerty. Tuesday 2 August 2016 12-2 pm Supper Room Melbourne Town Hall Swanston Street Rosanne Haggerty is president…Jun 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
11:49 am | Mark Walsh. Sunday 10 July 3pm. The annual Sr Shirley Sedawie Oration The King David School Junior Campus 117…Jun 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Francis takes his message personally to Africa.
Pope Benedict on the environment.
Towards an ecological conversion.
Mr Abbott unveiled.
Pope Francis: prioritising social justice.
Review of Gerard Henderson’s ‘Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man’.
Pope Francis in the USA: reshaping the global agenda.
11:47 am | Augustine Doronila. The 2015 encyclical by Pope Francis, Laudato Sí: On care for our common home, is considered a rallying point, not only for Catholics, but also for people from different faith traditions, and for those of goodwill. It has spoken powerfully about how our religious and spiritual consciousness has a vital role to play…Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
11:37 am | Peter Whiting. The long election campaign is over. The promises are all tabled, but the new government for the next three years is yet to be decided. Whichever party forms government notwithstanding, this election has been an opportunity lost. Neither of the major parties has addressed key structural issues which are impacting Australian society. What…Jul 5 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
11:15 am | Tony French. In one of Anthony Powell’s novels, Dance To The Music of Time, there’s a line in which one of the characters, musing about the European events then rapidly climaxing towards the commencement of WWII says, “Rights have to be earned (and fought for); privileges on the other hand can be granted and withdrawn…Jul 6 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
12:12 pm | Brian Johnstone. Is the Catholic Church moving towards abandoning the traditional ‘just war’ theory? A Rome meeting in April of this year, organised by Pax Christi and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, brought together Christians active in justice and peace work throughout the world. A final statement, endorsed by the participants, called for…Jun 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
11:18 am | Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Download a .pdf version of this newsletter. Election disarray: concerns about fairness & inequality In the light of the tight July election in Australia, Peter Whiting‘s editorial focuses on the qualities of leadership needed in our political parties to manage globalisation, and particularly to avoid the increasing…Jul 6 2016 / No Comment / Read More »