News From Around The World
April 24, 2014 The Age: A deal with Cambodia to resettle asylum seekers is moving closer with Scott Morrison declaring that a country's economic capacity is irrelevant to his expansion of a "club" of nations to take refugees.
April 24, 2014 USA Today: Army officials say they will not back away from participating in a Capitol Hill prayer event next month despite complaints that the event amounts to an endorsement of evangelical Christians.
April 24, 2014 Christian Science Monitor: Even the Anglican Church admits that Britons are not exactly known for their regular religious attendance.
April 24, 2014 UK Telegraph: The rise of religious fundamentalists with a 'deep intolerance' to other people's views has made Christians reluctant to express their beliefs, Dominic Grieve warns.
April 23, 2014 The Guardian: Leaders taking part in three-day conference to discuss church's attitude towards homosexuality, pornography and monogamy.
April 23, 2014 NPR: America is less religious than ever before. The number of Americans who reported no religious affiliation has been growing rapidly, doubling since 1990. That kind of rapid change matches another societal trend — growth in Internet use.
April 22, 2014 NZ Herald: The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are spending Easter Sunday with bibles and bilbies.
April 22, 2014 The Guardian: Former Labour foreign secretary tells BBC's Today programme Christian-based values 'permeate our sense of citizenship'
April 22, 2014 UK Telegraph: Dozens of public figures accuse David Cameron of fostering alienation and division with call to view Britain as a Christian country.
April 22, 2014 CNN: f the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple:Stop dressing so tacky for church.
April 22, 2014 Sydney Morning Herald: Laughter rang out and there was even the odd round of applause.
April 22, 2014 Sydney Morning Herald: Labor has been quick to attack the Premier Mike Baird over his conservative Christian social values, seeking to exploit any chink in the armour of the new Liberal leader.
April 22, 2014 UK Telegraph: The number of Christians in Communist China is growing so steadily that it by 2030 it could have more churchgoers than America.
April 22, 2014 Sydney Morning Herald: Where do Easter and business intersect? Well, what about at greed.
April 20, 2014 CHOOSE: The Royal couple attended the Easter Sunday service and despite it being a solemn religious occasion, they were greeted by cheers and shouts from the excited crowd.
April 20, 2014 CHOOSE: Singing the ''Hallelujah Chorus'' from Handel's Messiah is a big ask at the age of 6½. More so if you have to do it watched by royalty.
April 20, 2014 UK Telegraph: The Archbishop of Canterbury has suggested he is powerless to provide blessings for gay marriages because to do so would split the global Anglican Church.
April 19, 2014 Sydney Morning Herald: Sydney's religious leaders have used the metaphor of resurrection in their Good Friday messages to promote the comfort of faith in testing times.
April 19, 2014 The Australian: CHURCH leaders have urged Australians to follow the example of Jesus by sparking a light in the dark and “fanning hope into fire” as they observed Christian failures in protecting children and refugees.
April 19, 2014 The Australian: THE lead-up to Easter Sunday is a quiet and solemn time for Anglicans, but the Archbishop of Sydney, Glenn Davies, allows himself a little room for humour as his wife, Dianne, prepares her family’s favourite hazelnut gateau. “As I say to my wife, a cake on Easter Day is a very apt celebration — as long as the cake rises,” he says.