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Archbishop Fisher's views stop at church door

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Pope Francis adds 35 saints to the church, announces special Amazon-area meeting

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Pope Francis adds 35 saints to the church, announces special Amazon-area meeting


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Myanmar: Video shows bodies and burning villages as army 'continues campaign' against Rohingya Muslims

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Myanmar: Video shows bodies and burning villages as army 'continues campaign' against Rohingya Muslims


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Christianity's increasingly multicultural face revealed in Australian church survey

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Christianity's increasingly multicultural face revealed in Australian church survey


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Anglican Priest Rod Bower brands Peter Dutton a 'Sodomite' in social media post

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Anglican Priest Rod Bower brands Peter Dutton a 'Sodomite' in social media post


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Erdogan links fate of detained US pastor Andrew Brunson to wanted cleric Gulen

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  • Rohingya crisis: 'Calculated' food shortages driving driving exodus from Myanmar, rights group says
    Rohingya crisis: 'Calculated' food shortages driving driving exodus from Myanmar, rights group says

    , abc.net.au

    A human rights organisation says the Myanmar army and Government are deliberately starving Rohingya Muslims to force them to flee to Bangladesh. More than half a million Rohinygas have already escaped across the border and thousands continue to arrive every day. "If they remain there they are going to die." The Burma Human Rights Network uses the former name for Myanmar
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  • Archbishop Fisher's views stop at church door
    Archbishop Fisher's views stop at church door

    , smh.com.au

    I was amused by Archbishop Anthony Fisher's plea for the government to stay out of Catholics' bedrooms ("Sydney's archbishop preaches 'no' vote in Mass", October 16). How could it get in for heaven's sake? There's no room. The church has been clogging up the space for centuries. If Fisher's homily has been reported correctly, then as a Catholic, I am embarrassed
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  • Anglican Priest Rod Bower brands Peter Dutton a 'Sodomite' in social media post
    Anglican Priest Rod Bower brands Peter Dutton a 'Sodomite' in social media post

    , smh.com.au

    Outspoken Anglican priest Rod Bower has courted controversy by labelling Immigration Minister Peter Dutton a "Sodomite" in a social media post that has attracted thousands of shares and divided the religious community. Father Bower, the controversial rector at the Anglican parish of Gosford who is famed for his roadside billboards, posted a photo on Facebook late on Thursday of a billboard bearing the words "Dutton is a Sodomite"
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  • Rohingya crisis: 'Calculated' food shortages driving driving exodus from Myanmar, rights group says
    Rohingya crisis: 'Calculated' food shortages driving driving exodus from Myanmar, rights group says

    , abc.net.au

    A human rights organisation says the Myanmar army and Government are deliberately starving Rohingya Muslims to force them to flee to Bangladesh. More than half a million Rohinygas have already escaped across the border and thousands continue to arrive every day. "If they remain there they are going to die." The Burma Human Rights Network uses the former name for Myanmar
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  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi urged to end violence against Rohingya Muslims
    Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi urged to end violence against Rohingya Muslims

    , smh.com.au

    New York City: Australia, Britain, and France have urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to push for an end to military violence against Rohingya Muslims, while her national security adviser said those who had fled could return but the process had to be discussed. The military response to insurgent attacks last month in the western region of Myanmar sent more than 410,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh, escaping what the United Nations has branded as ethnic cleansing
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  • Archbishop Fisher's views stop at church door
    Archbishop Fisher's views stop at church door

    , smh.com.au

    I was amused by Archbishop Anthony Fisher's plea for the government to stay out of Catholics' bedrooms ("Sydney's archbishop preaches 'no' vote in Mass", October 16). How could it get in for heaven's sake? There's no room. The church has been clogging up the space for centuries. If Fisher's homily has been reported correctly, then as a Catholic, I am embarrassed
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