What Catholicism offers Australia's secular society

26 Feb 2014

Based on the 2011 Census figures and how the birth of Christ is now celebrated, Australia is becoming an increasingly secular society. The most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics' Social Trends report notes that the percentage of respondents identifying as

Hope central to Catholic Education

6 Dec 2013

In such an affluent country as Australia, where the majority of young people are well fed, sheltered and have every chance of doing well at school and finding a rewarding career, you would expect most to be optimistic and hopeful

Technology will never replace teachers

27 Nov 2012

Science Fiction Films like I Robot and Blade Runner depict a future where robots and replicants carry out tasks humans either cannot or do not want to perform and where technology has dramatically altered society and how people relate to

Chaplains' guiding role

5 Nov 2012

Those opposed to the chaplains in schools program, funded by the Federal Government, and other secular critics applauded the High Court decision in June that the program is unconstitutional. The fact that the program, introduced in 1997 when John Howard

Educating the whole person

24 Oct 2012

Given Australia's results in the pool in London, it should not surprise that John Coates, the head of the Australian Olympic Committee, is calling for sport to be given greater priority in the school curriculum. Add it to the list.

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