Roundup: Constitution, fracking, environmental change, Occupy and outsiders, Moderator in Riverina, Fiji
Amending the Constitution is a vital step forward in recognising and honouring the identity and history of the First Peoples.
In many respects, the churches are re-learning key elements of the gospel message from those who would otherwise be outsiders to Christianity.
The 4.0 Ohio earthquake this weekend was a reminder that activities related to hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, can cause seismic faults to shift if not carried out carefully.
Dipu Moni criticises ‘dismal’ efforts to deliver billions of pounds in aid to help poorer countries cope with environmental change.
Head of the Uniting Church, the Rev. Dr Brian Brown, will tour communities affected by the Murray-Darling Basin Plan this week.
If Fiji is to return to democratic rule by 2014, as promised by the coup-installed military government, there was little indication of it in 2011.