keywords: Jesuit Communications

  • AUSTRALIA

    Blessed are the messmakers

    • Michael Mullins
    • 31 March 2008
    3 Comments

    Unchecked acquisition and possession of material objects can destroy lives and relationships. Hoarders point to a deeply ingrained pathology in which each of us is starting to value things more than people.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Rational climate change response requires moral focus

    • Michael Kelly
    • 10 March 2008
    5 Comments

    Disastrous consequences for the environment and humanity are a distinct possibility, if rational activity is not placed in the context of moral values.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Essential ingredient for nation building

    • Various
    • 18 February 2008

    The outbreak of violence in East Timor April 2006 showed that the UN had not reached first base in its efforts to lay the foundation for a small but robust nation. Now the Rudd Government has provided a template that may be of significant use to those involved with nation building in East Timor.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Truth about Aboriginal missions requires study

    • Robin Koning
    • 24 January 2008
    14 Comments

    Too often, generic statements about missionaries colluding with colonialism and destroying indigenous cultures are presumed to say all that needs to be said. Detailed study of mission history is essential if we are to move beyond the clichés.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Nationalist zealots stealing Australia Day

    • Tom Cranitch
    • 24 January 2008
    18 Comments

    National Australia Day Council chair Lisa Curry Kenny says Australia Day "reminds us to embrace our difference and celebrate friendship". It would be nice if this were true. In fact Australian nationalists are increasingly using the day to promote the perceived certainties of a rather dubious monoculture.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    From little things, big things grow

    • James Massola
    • 12 September 2007
    1 Comment

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Jess Low, Sally Cloke, Rachel Hewitt, Lee Beasley
    • 18 May 2007

    Reviews of the books The Sparrow Garden; The Pyjama Girl Mystery; Stargazing: Memoirs of a young lighthouse keeper and Sacred Space, The prayer book 2005.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Tom Cranitch

    • Tom Cranitch
    • 17 May 2007

    Tom Cranitch is a Brisbane-based consultant and writer. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Jesuit Communications Australia

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Kent Rosenthal SJ

    • Kent Rosenthal
    • 17 May 2007

    Kent Rosenthal returned from an assignment in Haiti with the Jesuit Refugee Service, to complete a six-month placement with Jesuit Communications in Melbourne, in 2006.  

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Georgina Pike

    • Georgina Pike
    • 17 May 2007

    Georgina Pike is the Information and Advocacy Officer for the Jesuit Refugee Service (Australia). Her work involves project development, communications, publications and advocacy on policy issues that affect asylum seekers in Australia. She has studied English Literature and Law and lives in Sydney.    

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Mary Manning

    • Mary Manning
    • 17 May 2007

    Mary Manning works at Jesuit Communications. She writes poetry, stories and educational texts.   

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Beth Doherty

    • Beth Doherty
    • 17 May 2007

    Beth Doherty currently works for Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Catholic Church. She has worked in Cambodia with the Jesuit Refugee Service, is a freelance writer for Jesuit Communications, and a former assistant editor of Eureka Street.

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