National News

Bishops call for an economy that serves all

Thursday 7 September 2017

Andrew Hamilton, Eureka Street
 
In church documents scriptural stories are often used as decoration or to calm the horses when contentious issues arise.
 
The 2017-2018 Australian Catholic Social Justice Statement on the economy, Everyone's Business — Developing an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy, opens with one of the most intriguing of Jesus' parables: the landowner who hired new workers at each hour of the day but paid them all one denarius no matter how long they had worked. And was unapologetic about it. 

Film Review: All Saints

Monday 4 September 2017

Peter W. Sheehan , Australian Catholic Office for Film and Broadcasting
 
This American movie tells the true story of a Christian Pastor who learns the importance of what a Christian community means, after he is ordered to sell the land on which his Church was built. 
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