Posts Tagged ‘Social Concerns’

Pope Francis Catholicism is bigger than ethos of western self preoccupation Comments 0

Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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“An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth…,” is a useful starting place for discussion of the influence of Pope Francis, who is proving to be a remarkably active and activist leader of the Roman Catholic Church. To modern readers, the Biblical quote (Exodus 21:24) may seem brutal, but the Old Testament Read more

Where Collins stands on social issues Comments 0

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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Judith Collins, the new leader of New Zealand’s National Party is seen as one of the more right-wing MPs in the party with a reputation for supporting hardline law-and-order legislation. But a Newshub article says her record shows some surprising votes for socially liberal policies. Same-gender marriage In 2004, Collins voted against the  Civil Union Read more

PNG & Solomons: Pastoral plan emphasises social concerns Comments 0

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

A new Pastoral Plan for the Catholic Church in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands places great emphasis on the family, the poor, youth, street kids and a wide range of social concerns. The document was officially launched in Goroka on Sunday and is the culmination of two years of work within the church. It Read more