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Standing up for the unborn

Emily's Voice is a pro-life organisation that represents the 80,000 plus "little Australians" each year who won't be given the chance to experience life outside the womb. SELINA VENIER spoke to their new CEO Paul O'Rourke

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Sri Lanka working to rebuild

Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to Australia Thisara Samarasinghe was recently in Brisbane to speak to various audiences about his country's progress towards peace and reconciliation in the wake of more than 25 years of civil war. The State Government and members of Brisbane's Sri Lankan community, including Catholics, hosted the high commissioner.

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Weigel reads signs of warning and hope for West

United States Catholic intellectual Professor George Weigel, biographer of Pope John Paul II, visited Brisbane recently, and journalist PAUL DOBBYN sought his views on a range of topics related to the Church in the world

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Joyful servants of the poor

Missionaries from the dumpsites of the Philippines have visited Queensland to promote awareness of their work, MATT EMERICK spoke to them about the mission

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Mother Vincent’s letters live on

The Correspondence of Mother Vincent Whitty 1839 to 1892 is a treasure revealed to the Brisbane Sisters of the Mercy and the wider Church community during the order's celebration of the 150th anniversary of its arrival in Queensland. Reporter PAUL DOBBYN spoke with the historians responsible for the work, Sr Anne Hetherington and Sr Pauline Smoothy

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Battling to stop the horror of war

Kathy Kelly is a United States school teacher who has devoted much of her life to working for peace. Journalist PAUL DOBBYN gives an insight into her devotion on the eve of her visit to Brisbane

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Stewardship is counter-cultural

A couple devoting their life to promoting stewardship spirituality travel far and wide to deliver their message with enthusiasm. Journalist PAUL DOBBYN interviewed them in Brisbane recently

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