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Acceptable outcome for all

I WRITE to thank His Grace Archbishop John Bathersby; Bishop John Gerry; Alan Druery, executive officer of the Office of the Archbishop; and Joe McCorley, executive director of the Queensland Catholic Education Commission; for their co-operation during the past few weeks in dealing with my Government's need to change anti-discrimination laws making Queensland a better and even more accepting state...

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Real troublemakers

IT is interesting to hear that Rosies Youth Mission found this year's Schoolies Festival on the Gold Coast quieter than usual...

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Amendments go too far

THE discussion of amendments to the State Anti-Discrimination Act (ADA) of 1991 continues to dominate media attention...

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Encouraging Catholic social conscience

This week's People story is on Coralie Kingston (pictured), a former Mercy Sister who recently left the Social Action Office of the Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes Queensland after 10 years and believes in encouraging a Catholic social conscience...

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Make voice heard

THE push by the Queensland Government to reform the state's anti-discrimination laws has demonstrated a lack of consideration for the rights of all Church and religious groups...

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Converting to familiar faith

This week's People story is on Oscar Jones (pictured), who after converting to Catholicism at age 66, believes praying to the Virgin Mary has helped ease the pain of both his arthritis and Parkinson's disease...

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Freedom of choice

THE proposed changes to Queensland's anti-discrimination laws would appear to infringe on the Church's freedom to choose employees who are best suited to promoting God's kingdom...

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