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Preserving nature's gifts

19 Aug 2015 | Ella Brennan

The earth and its ecosystems are blessings that we are slowly destroying. If we don’t do something to change our behaviour, the following places may not exist for future generations.


The maths of inequality

19 Aug 2015 | Caitlin Hardy

School can suck, right? Getting up early. Handing in those pesky assignments that tend to just continuously build up. Listening to boring teachers all day. It makes me sleepy just thinking about it. But what if we looked at a day in the life of a student living in a developing country? Suddenly our problems seem a bit trivial.


Online exclusive: Caring for our common home

07 Jul 2015 |

Pope Francis released his much-awaited encyclical on the environment in June this year, entitled 'Laudato Si'. Australian Catholics has summed up some its key points.


Divine injustice

26 May 2015 | Peter Fleming

Was Jesus fair in the way he expected people to treat each other? 


House rules

26 May 2015 | Clare Deignan

We’ve all heard it. Some of us have used it. The desperate protest favoured by kids and teenagers: ‘It’s just not fair!’ But Australian psychologist and author Steve Biddulph says what’s really not fair is that today’s kids are being robbed of their childhoods by too much exposure to the adult world. 


Environment status report

26 May 2015 | Thea Ormerod

Fairness isn’t only about our responsibility to each other – it’s also about our responsibility to future generations. Are Catholic communities doing enough for the environment? 

 


Online exclusive: I am African and I am Australian

26 May 2015 | Anei Thou

Anei Thou, a refugee from Sudan, reflects on his family's refugee story and his hope for their future.


Holy Orders: Falling for the priesthood

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22 Mar 2015 | Fr Richard Leonard SJ

A Jesuit priest once asked an ordination class not if they were strong enough to be ordained, but if they were weak enough? At his own ordination, Fr Richard Leonard came to understand what this meant. 


All quiet on the classroom front

22 Mar 2015 | Clare Deignan

The students at Stella Maris Primary School in Beaumaris, Victoria are silent – at least for the first five minutes of the day. Legs crossed, eyes closed, lights dimmed, soft music playing, you might ask, ‘Is this a classroom?’ Yes, and shhh...they’re meditating.


What is war good for?

29 Jan 2015 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

Once people saw war as simply a fact of life, like hurricanes and earthquakes. They feared it and prayed to be delivered from it, but did not stop to think whether it was right and wrong. It was as natural for human beings to go to war as it was for lions to kill deer that crossed their path.


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