By The Rev’d Dr Noel Preston AM, Member of A Progressive Christian Voice On October 3, 2019, the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, delivered a lecture to the Lowy Institute outlining his vision for Australia’s role in relation to what he called “globalism”. On the surface, the tone of
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In the week that Donald Trump tried to ban Syrian refugees from the USA I was struck by the story of Omar Al-Shogre who survived in Assad’s infamous prison system. Omar was only 17 when he was arrested. When he was released 3 years later he weighed only 35 kilograms.
Len Baglow of the APCVA executive responds to The US President’s announcement on the use of torture. Read the article
This past week the world has hung with some trepidation on Donald Trump delivering his inauguration speech. It is expected to provide some clues as to how he will operate and what his focus as President will be. Marcus Borg, in his book Reading the Bible Again for the First
The Rev’d Dr Ray Barraclough is an Anglican Priest and is a member of the APCVA Committee. In this piece he reminds us that some use the Bible to sanction violence towards LGBTI people. He calls for this to be ‘outed’ and rejected. To read the full piece click here.
The Rev. Dr Noel Preston ethicist, retired Uniting Church minister, adjunct Professor, Griffith University and a member of APCVA. reflect on 40 years of advocacy. Read the full piece here.
The Rev. Susan Pickering, Minister at West End Uniting Church, Brisbane, and a member of the APCVA Committee, questions the need for secrecy if the TPP is such a good thing. Click Here to Read The Full Piece
World Environment Day, June 5 World Environment Day exists to increase worldwide awareness of the environment and encourage political attention and action. The day was established by the United Nations Environment Program and the World Meteorological Association in 1972. The theme for World Environment Day this year is “Seven Billion
This piece by APCVA President, Peter Catt, was first published in various Fairfax publications on Sunday 31st May, the first day of Reconciliation Week http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/comment/black-armband-view-of-history-necessary-for-healing-20150531-ghculq.html When Michael Clarke took to the cricket field wearing a black armband it was seen as a positive act of solidarity. It was his way
APCVA President, Peter Catt, explains why a majority of Christians in Australia support marriage equality and calls on Federal Parliament to embrace marriage equality. The following opinion piece was published by Fairfax Press Click here to read the opinion piece