Roundup: Rio+20, native title, gambling, religious study, public faith

Roundup: Rio+20, native title, gambling, religious study, public faith

Rio+20 conference’s search for green solutions hampered by deep divisions

Expectations for action are low despite UN assessment that the world’s environment is declining rapidly.

Native title reforms will deliver benefits but more needed over time

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has welcomed the native title reforms announced on June 6.

Archbishop accuses Commonwealth government over gambling

Anglican Archbishop Jeffrey Driver has accused the Commonwealth government of gambling with the future of young Australians as it considers changes to gambling regulations.

Interfaith centre promises new approach to religious study

Israel’s first interfaith centre will conduct comparative research on the world’s three major monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam – to dispel “dangerous” stereotypes.

A Christian alternative to secular and religious political exclusivism

Miroslav Volf, Founder and Director of Yale Center for Faith and Culture delivered the Kuyper Lecture on public faith at the Christians in Political Science Conference on June 2.

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