Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Rudd’

Rudd attacks Pell over climate change Comments 0

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has launched a stinging attack on Cardinal George Pell’s views on climate change. In a lecture, Mr Rudd said the cardinal needed an “ecological conversion”. This was a phrase used by Pope Francis in Laudato Si’. Mr Rudd said the Cardinal’s view that the Church should stay out of Read more

Pope Francis, Sarah Palin and Kevin Rudd — alike? Comments 1

Friday, May 29th, 2015

I’m starting to have a crisis of faith. Not in God, but rather, in Pope Francis. It seems a betrayal to even write these words. I’m a progressive Catholic who longs for a church that is more welcoming of women, homosexuals and divorced people. I want a church where the hierarchy spends more time talking Read more

Bishops surprised by Rudd-O’Neill refugee agreement Comments 0

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea says it is surprised by and disappointed at the agreement reached by Peter O’Neill and Kevin Rudd that all asylum seekers coming to Australia by boat will be processed on Manus Island and that those deemed to be genuine refugees will be resettled in Papua Read more