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Speaking out on Sri Lankan horrors

Speaking out on Sri Lankan horrors

As Sri Lanka struggles to recover after the end of fighting between Government and rebel Tamil fighters, hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians are being kept in refugee camps in the north of the country. Journalist PAUL DOBBYN attended a presentation in Brisbane by Dominican Father Pan Jordan and Dr Brian Senewiratne to learn more about the situation.

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Battling the death penalty

Battling the death penalty

Brisbane Catholics Lee and Christine Rush, through their campaign to save their son Scott from the death penalty, are changing attitudes to capital punishment. PAUL DOBBYN reports

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Archbishop shares his vision

Archbishop shares his vision

Archbishop John Bathersby recently completed a whirlwind series of gatherings in the deaneries of Brisbane archdiocese, sharing the archdiocese's vision for renewal centred on Jesus, Communion, Mission. SELINA HARRIS spoke with Archbishop Bathersby about his experience of meeting with hundreds of Catholics to speak about the basis of our faith.

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Reaching out to mums in need

Reaching out to mums in need

Brisbane archdiocese, in an effort to support women facing difficulties because of pregnancy - difficulties that may have some considering an abortion - is establishing an outreach powered mainly by volunteers from the parishes. Journalist SELINA VENIER attended the first training day for volunteers.

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Lulu speaks out against Congo horrors

Lulu speaks out against Congo horrors

Lulu Mitshabu is determined to tell as many people as possible about "a war on women" in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Reporter ROBIN WILLIAMS was at a 2009 International Women's Breakfast in Brisbane when Ms Mitshabu spoke about the horror story.

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First of its kind faith initiative

First of its kind faith initiative

Journalist SELINA VENIER experienced the enthusiasm of Archbishop John Bathersby's 'Jesus, Communion, Mission' vision recently during a visit to the Clayfield parish.

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Caring for those who need it most

Caring for those who need it most

Reporter PAUL DOBBYN tells the story of three women - two from Caboolture and Woodford, north of Brisbane, and one from Thailand - whose friendship has grown because of their care for orphans.

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