Home truths

Review by NIGEL TAPP BOOK | CRIMES OF THE FATHER | BY TOM KENEALLY | PENGUIN RENOWNED author and former seminarian Tom Keneally is no stranger to writing about the Catholic Church

Letters to the editor – April 2017

Judge not … RESPONDING to Dennis Litchfield’s letter (Crosslight, March 2017), who complains firstly about the statement “Crosslight seeks not to denigrate other denominations or f

Failing the most vulnerable

I have read three books over the last few weeks – two works of fiction and one non-fiction – all with a common thread, the treatment or mistreatment of children.

Space race triumph

Review by ANN BYRNE FILM | HIDDEN FIGURES | PG IT’S about time – and it’s about space. It’s about gender and it’s about race.

Circles of support

Most people have a network of friends they can call on for support, but for those living with a disability these connections may be harder to foster due to stigma and social isolat

They had no choice

ANIMALS have served in war for hundreds of years, from elephants during the time of Hannibal, to the present day bomb-sniffing dogs used in the Afghanistan conflict.

Licence to print money

NIGEL TAPP Tasmanian author and Wesley Hobart member James Boyce’s examination of the often cosy relationship between Tasmanian governments and gambling giant Federal Hotels over

Mission focused-future

HOW presbyteries will carry out their pastoral ministry of supporting congregations and ministers and encouraging mission is an important issue facing the church.

Seeing the Vision in action

It repeatedly amazes me how the Synod’s Vision and Mission Principles come to life around me: not because of my effort, but rather because I notice something or hear a story.