Last month across the nation we celebrated Harmony Day as part of Diversity Week. It would be nice to live in a world where we no longer need a national day to promote tolerance in our culturally diverse country.
IRELAND has been a leader in investigating institutional child sex abuse, particularly in relation to the Roman Catholic Church.
Moderator Isabel Thomas Dobson has written to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Bob Carr, seeking his intervention for a human rights defender in Thailand.
A recent report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has indicated a significant increase in cases of abuse and neglect against children.
The Uniting Church in Australia has welcomed the election of Pope Francis. Pope Francis was elected to the papal office to replace Pope Benedict XVI on March 13.
When Lima Toura (pictured below) prepares a sermon, she does it by the light of a single cell solar battery lamp using her precious, tiny collection of third-hand commentaries given to her on graduation from Seghe Theolo
By Nigel Tapp
Ian Joyce remembers clearly the day he first knew he was going to marry his wife, Fay.
“I always joke that 1977 was a big year. It was the year I met my wife (Catriona), the year The Uniting Church was born and the year Collingwood had a drawn grand final.
Gwen, a Methodist missionary, was ‘mother’ (Missa) to hundreds of Indian-Fijian girls over 28 years at Dilkusha at Nausori, Fiji, from 1946 to 1974.
UCA Funds Management’s new CEO, Michael Walsh (pictured), comes to the role with an extensive background in the financial sector as well as a passion for ethical investing and environmental issues.
If people are being harmed and their lives destroyed, it is natural to feel a desire to intervene to try to ease their suffering or solve their problem.
In this film, writer-director Tearepa Kahi asks us to consider what can happen to a person’s roots – in their family and community – when they reach for the stars at whatever cost.
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