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Film Review: Goodbye Christopher Robin

Monday 13 November 2017

Peter W. Sheehan, Australian Catholic Office for Film and Broadcasting
 
This British drama tells the story of how an author created much loved children’s tales through interactions with his young son. The film aims to balance child-like wonder and imagination with the sadness and uncertainty of wartime and family tensions, and it gives an unusual biographical glimpse into the relationship of author, Alan Alexander Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) to his young son, Christopher Robin

Church’s marriage office head fears for freedom of speech

Monday 13 November 2017

David King, The Australian

Matthew MacDonald and his wife Julie are committed Christians who take responsibility for teaching their children about marriage, which they believe should be between a man and woman.

They send their children to a Catholic school because they feel safe that the values they adhere to will also be taught there.

‘We’re sending them to a school that will hold up what we believe to be true, whether that’s politically popular or not,’ Mr MacDonald said.
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