Roundup: Food and water, loving your neighbour, gay ministers, Pacific solution, solar power, religious freedom
Efforts to feed an extra 2 billion people by mid-century could lead to widespread destruction of forests, wetlands and other natural systems that protect and regulate the world’s water, researchers warn.
What would it look like in your neighbourhood to love your neighbours?
Mr Gilmour, who served 10 years as an Anglican minister on the north coast, has joined the Reverend Nicole Fleming as gay ministers leading Uniting Church congregations.
Human Rights Commission President Catherine Branson QC said she was concerned that the Government’s announcement about Manus Island may herald a return to the so-called ‘Pacific Solution’.
A Caloundra church with a giant solar panel cross on its roof has generated so much interest, other congregations across the state are set to follow suit.
A new report by Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life has revealed a disturbing pattern: Nearly a third of the globe’s population — 2.2 billion people — live in countries where religious persecution increased between 2006 and 2009.