The Very Rev’d Gregory Jenks There is an age-old divide among religious people about just what God—however understood—wants of humans. For the better part of 3,000 years in the Jewish and Christian spiritual traditions, there have been those stressing the need for purity (often expressed through codes about sex and
Category Archives: In the Media
Peter Catt in his role as chair of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce has been quoted in the Fairfax media regarding the safety of refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island. In the article he states that even if the arrangement with the United States continued, the government must act
A thoughtful Easter message by APCVA president, Peter Catt, has been published in the Brisbane Times. It is a reflection not only on marriage equality, but also bullying, power and the alternative narratives that Easter brings. See the full article here.
Is the prospect of jobs and growth worth it? Photo: AAP Sign a petition at act.350.org to stop the Adani-Carmichael mega coal mine, a project set to stream 60 million tonnes of coal per year out of Queensland’s Galilee Basin and into Adani owned Indian coal burning power plants. Each
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.
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
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
A Progressive Christian Voice (Australia) is a cross-denominational group of Christians. Our group supports Marriage Equality and abhors the use of religion to legitimise the marginalisation and persecution LGBTI people. We believe that God is love and that God honours loving relationships. We believe that our view is the majority