Search Results: apartheid

  • RELIGION

    Reasonable security a better bet than total security

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 19 September 2007
    3 Comments

    The internal logic of total security regards the dignity of people who stand in the way, as dispensable. Once respect for some human beings is treated as optional, the human dignity of those offered security becomes equally dispensable.

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  • RELIGION

    Church statements could be overrated

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 12 September 2007
    1 Comment

    Whenever a moral issue swims into public view, people will call for church leaders to make a statement about it. The call should be weighed carefully – such statements have their place but are not normally all that helpful.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    South Africa no longer deserves to host 2010 World Cup

    • Peter Roebuck
    • 16 April 2007
    14 Comments

    By supporting and sustaining the holocaust unfolding in Zimbabwe, the South African Government has aligned itself with the ranks of evil. FIFA has no choice but to find a new location for football World Cup.

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  • RELIGION

    Why church leaders should not shut up

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 27 February 2007
    30 Comments

    Ultimately, the business of churches is truth, not growth. Of course, a passion for truth might also lead churches to reflect on many of the unnecessary things that alienate people and prevent growth. But the great gift that churches can bring to public life is a care for truth.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Slow progress with North Korea is better than no progress

    • Joseph Camilleri
    • 30 October 2006
    8 Comments

    The North Korean regime is more likely to be loosened from its present grip on power by the slow but persistent attempts to change the economic and psychological landscape inside North Korea, than by the external application of brute force.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Remembering well

    • Michele M. Gierck
    • 01 July 2006

    Michael Lapsley and the Institute for Healing of Memories

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Family ties

    • Greg Barns
    • 23 June 2006

    Commonwealth cousins Australia and Canada  are headed toward distinctly different futures

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Next generation

    • Michele M. Gierck
    • 11 June 2006

    Michele M. Gierck speaks to Njongonkulu Ndungane, Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town

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  • AUSTRALIA

    From pieces to peace

    • Matthew Albert
    • 22 May 2006

    Democracy in South Africa

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Being the devil’s advocate

    • Richard Treloar
    • 14 May 2006

    Former South African Supreme Court Judge, Justice Laurie Ackermann spoke recently about how he struggled with his judicial role under apartheid.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Truth, politics and the Fourth Estate

    • Morag Fraser
    • 14 May 2006

    The following essays by Morag Fraser and John Schumann are edited addresses from the Jesuit Lenten Seminar Series held in February–March 2005.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Hidden lives

    • Kate Cherry
    • 10 May 2006

    Kate Cherry reviews Creating frames: Contemporary Indigenous Theatre by Maryrose Casey.

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