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Ecumenical moment

ONCE a year, usually just after the Easter celebrations have drawn the crowds back into the churches to recall the resurrection triumph of our Lord, I respond to an invitation that sits among the many pieces of paper calling for my attention Ð the annual Roman Catholic-Lutheran Clergy Day...

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Parents behind bars

IT is horrifying to think that about a third of Queensland's prison population comprises people who have failed to pay a fine...

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Pilgrims’ lesson

IT is difficult to know where to start when one has been overwhelmed by the events of a week-long pilgrimage to Uluru with the heads of Churches and their youth representatives to meet the people who display the true spirit of Australia in their lives every day...

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The prophets of God

CONCERNING Fr Hanlon's reply to the question on the subject of the Divine Mercy movement, communicated by Sr Faustina Kowalska (CL 11/6/00)...

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Man with a passion

THIS week's People profile is on Ciaron O'Reilly (pictured), a Catholic activist who has a passion for reconciliation...

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Pilgrim’s Pentecost

AS Christians around Australia gather in churches to celebrate the feast of Pentecost on Sunday, June 11, a contingent of about 25 Church leaders and young people will combine for a service of reconciliation at Uluru with the area¹s Mutitjulu people...

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On an ecumenical journey

In this week's People profile, pilot Kevin Shorthouse and his wife Gail tell how they are planning to return to missionary work in Papua New Guinea while marrying it with Kevin's passion for flying by reopening the Vanimo diocesan air service...

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Reconciliation walk just a beginning

THE huge number of people who turned out last weekend to walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge shows that Australians have overwhelmingly embraced the cause of indigenous reconciliation...

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Constitutional racism

THE Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation's "Roadmap for Reconciliation", a document which names racial discrimination as part of our Commonwealth's "unfinished business", recommends the removal of Section 25 from the Australian Constitution...

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