Prime ministerial hopeful, Tony Abbott, recently announced that despite his Catholic faith being an integral part of who he is, he won’t allow his religious beliefs to interfere with government policy. 157 more words
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ACCORDING to the prominent local Christians interviewed by the Herald, Pope Francis is a “good bloke” who is “big on social justice issues”.
Given that the one thing any woman can do to lift herself and her family out of poverty is to control her own fertility, I find the church’s intransigent opposition to all forms of birth control, particularly in Africa, is a moral disgrace. 119 more words
Whose public interest?
SINCE when has seeing justice being done, not been in the public interest? (‘Mistakes’ of the past – Herald 30/4)
I’m a member of “the public” and I expect, along with most fair-minded people, that prosecuting the concealment of serious crimes committed against vulnerable children to be not only in the public interest, but absolutely essential. 131 more words