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Brisbane Mathematician talks faith and reason and warns of falling for ‘false dichotomy’ trap

CELEBRITY atheist and author of the top-selling novel The God Delusion Richard Dawkins said faith was “the great cop-out”. The “great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence”. Professor Dawkins is notorious for avoiding sophisticated theological debate on faith and reason, and he rarely engages in public discourse with Catholic religious. When debating Prof Dawkins in 2016, ... Read More »

Macbooks, monks and martyrs – the blogging Benedictine priest

“THERE are Benedictines, and then there are Benedictines.” Fr Hugh Somerville-Knapman believes he is the latter. “The English Benedictines are probably not known as being the most austere Benedictines and that, indeed, other monks have a nasty joke that EBC (English Benedictine Congregation) means Every Bodily Comfort,” Fr Hugh said. It’s only mostly true, since Fr Hugh is talking to ... Read More »

Pope’s wise on ‘waste’

Pope Francis

Family  Faith by Selina Venier THERE’S much to love about Pope Francis. Not that there wasn’t much to love about the pontiffs before him, but it seems as though Our Holy Father is reaching those who may not have previously even noticed the Church and the supreme gift and potential impact of the papacy. “Makes me want to go back ... Read More »

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