Tag Archives: Religious intolerance

Same-Sex Marriage Vote

This morning the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced that there has been a huge turnout in the postal survey on the issue of same-sex marriage. The ABS estimates about a 50% voter turnout so far, and the survey returns do … Continue reading

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Muslims in Church

Last night I saw an article on the news about a far-right nationalist group, that links itself to One Nation Party leader Pauline Hanson, who stormed a church service on Sunday dressed in Muslim-style attire and chanting anti-Islamic slogans. I could … Continue reading

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The Marrakesh Declaration

In the lead-up to Easter, UK Prime Minister David Cameron committed his government to fighting the persecution of Christians abroad, saying no group is under more pressure for its faith. He is not alone in making the claim. In February, … Continue reading

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Religion: Catalyst for Violence or Peace?

Terry Lovat and Robert Crotty were finally professed members of the Passionist Congregation, and movers and shakers in the 1970’s. Both have since left the congregation but continued to pursue academic and teaching careers. Recently they co-authored a book entitled: … Continue reading

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Thrown to the Lions Again!

As a member of Amnesty international, I receive e-petitions concerning various issues around the world. On the 19th of February I received a request form Amnesty to sign an e-petition urging the African Union to take action to prevent further … Continue reading

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