Religion & Spirituality

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, romance reigns supreme. But how did a martyr’s decapitation and festival of bloodshed become a global celebration of love?

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Missionary’s dad blames ‘extreme Christianity’

Missionary’s dad blames ‘extreme Christianity’

The father of the modern-day missionary who was killed by an uncontracted tribe has opened up on the doomsday cult that he says led to his son’s death.

Tue 1 Jan 2019

Abuse victims can now sue the church

Abuse victims can now sue the church

The Catholic church’s favoured “Ellis defence” has been overturned, allowing survivors of sex abuse to sue.

Mon 24 Dec 2018

Christmas 2018: Is there anything left to believe in?

Christmas 2018: Is there anything left to believe in?

IT’S not hard to see why people are losing their faith in God, the church, Christians and the whole Christmas thing.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Reflecting on our relationship with God

Reflecting on our relationship with God

TAKING part in Bethlehem Live, our ecumenical reflection on the first Christmas has inspired some thoughts in me.

Sat 15 Dec 2018

George Pell admitted to hospital

George Pell admitted to hospital

Days after being removed from the Vatican’s inner circle of advisers, Cardinal George Pell has been admitted to hospital for knee surgery.

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