Roundup: Royal Commission, Life of Pi, Denzel Washington, Sufjan Stevens, Sydney Alliance, Archbishop of Canterbury
If Denzel Washington is preaching, he helps you forget you are listening to a sermon.
At a deeper level, Life of Pi explores the meaning and endurance of faith.
Advocates are concerned that the PM probably does not yet fully comprehend the true scale of misery and horror that the inquiry is likely to unleash on victims and on the Australian public.
Who can save us from the infidels of Christmas commodity? Look no further, tired shopper, for your hero arrives as the diligent songwriter Sufjan Stevens.
Hidden away beneath this week’s headlines of Royal Commissions and ICAC inquiries was a quiet win for the state’s retail workers and their families. It was a victory achieved when the NSW Government gave up its push for new laws that would have seen more Sydneysiders having to work on the Boxing Day public holiday.
Christians are under increasing pressure to hide their faith because of an assumption that religion should be confined to private life, the incoming Archbishop of Canterbury warned.