Roundup: Rio+20, native title, gambling, religious study, public faith
Expectations for action are low despite UN assessment that the world’s environment is declining rapidly.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has welcomed the native title reforms announced on June 6.
Anglican Archbishop Jeffrey Driver has accused the Commonwealth government of gambling with the future of young Australians as it considers changes to gambling regulations.
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.
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.