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Churches weigh in on no new mines campaign


and · Monday, May 13, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


People might not usually expect to see a sign opposing new coal mines outside a church.

Christian group offers apology and affirmation


· Thursday, March 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


A new ecumenical support group for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, intersex and queer people.

Papal encyclical makes its mark


· Friday, February 5, 2016 · 1 Comment 


The most recent encyclical by Pope Francis, Laudato Si’, on the other hand, was the most anticipated encyclical of recent time, attracting comment, debate and criticism even before…

Guest Editorial – July 2013: The movement for change


· Saturday, June 29, 2013 · 1 Comment 


I have sat and listened to many stories of horrific sexual abuse within the Catholic Church, stories that made me ashamed to be a priest and a Catholic. I have listened to people whose lives have been ruined and I have felt a sadness and horror I cannot put into words. I have spent time with people close to suicide and I have watched the moving struggle of others trying to put their lives together again.