theconversation.com | 17 March 2019
There is deep sadness in the Christchurch attacks, but little shock. We need to address the permissive political environment that allows such hateful extremism to be promulgated so openly.
Martin E. Marty
divinity.uchicago.edu | 11 March 2019
In Seven Types of Atheism, John Gray argues that the ‘New Atheists’ have Judaism and Christianity all wrong. When ‘science’ undercut Scriptural truths, he contends, religious leaders proposed ‘various allegorical readings in an attempt to salvage something from the rubble’.
eternitynews.com.au | 5 March 2019
Catholics are standing at a fork in the road, and with their credibility largely gone, according to David Ranson, Administrator of the Broken Bay diocese (region) North of Sydney. Yet perhaps the most considered response from any Catholic worldwide comes from an Australian.
Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid
divinity.uchicago.edu | 28 February 2019
If China is truly aiming to become a ‘great power’ in the emerging multipolar world order, and to exercise prestige and influence on a global scale, then it will have to start acting like one by recognizing and respecting the human rights of all of its citizens.
abc.net.au/religion | 27 February 2019
The conviction of George Pell is a calamitous event for the Catholic Church ― not just in Australia, but globally. It is the first time a cardinal has been found guilty of sexual abuse against minors by a secular tribunal. This is uncharted territory for Church and State alike.
eurekastreet.com.au | 26 February 2016
Was the verdict unreasonable? Can it be supported having regard to the evidence? Those are questions for the appeal court. Should the appeal fail, I hope and pray that Pell is not the unwitting victim of a wounded nation in search of a scapegoat. Should the appeal succeed, the Victoria Police should review the adequacy of the police investigation of these serious criminal charges.