Australia

Uluru Kata Tjuta national park, Australia. iStockphoto
Politics & Society Dispatches
Fatima MeashamJanuary 02, 2018
The Uluru Statement proposed a constitutionally embedded, national Indigenous body (“the voice”) that would advise parliament on matters relating to Indigenous peoples.
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James Martin, SJDecember 15, 2017
Blaming celibacy is an enormous simplification that leaves out many important causes.
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“We have concluded that there were catastrophic failures of leadership of Catholic Church authorities over many decades,” the report said.
Asylum seekers protesting the possible closure of their detention center, on Manus Island, Paua New Guinea, on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (Australia Broadcasting Coroporation via AP)
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Jim McDermottNovember 08, 2017
There is little question that what the government is doing is not only illegal but inhumane and unnecessary.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinSeptember 27, 2017
Australian bishops’ group urges a rejection of same-sex marriage in a national referendum, but other church leaders tell voters to follow their consciences.
In this May 4, 2017 photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in New York (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais).
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Tim KroenertAugust 05, 2017
Detainees can languish in harsh and bleak conditions for years at a time, with little certainty as to their fate.