Roundup: Student achievers, WCC Assembly, Archbishop of Canterbury, Royal Commission, senior citizen, ‘spiritual not religious’

Roundup: Student achievers, WCC Assembly, Archbishop of Canterbury, Royal Commission, senior citizen, ‘spiritual not religious’

WCC assembly to focus on sharing around justice and peace

“The World Council of Churches 10th Assembly will be an opportunity for praying, listening and sharing together. The event will provide participants a chance to listen for the voice of God, leading them to justice and peace in the world.”

What kind of leader will Archbishop Justin Welby be?

The new head of the Church of England brings some interesting and varied experience with him. He has been a senior figure in a major company; he has expertise in banking and finance; he is well-equipped in the area of conflict resolution and transformation, and he comes from the charismatic-evangelical wing of the Church — which has not always been well represented in senior posts.

Royal commission urged to report quickly

Former head of the Uniting Church in Australia James Haire says the royal commission into child sex abuse must move as quickly as possible.

Hills’ Senior Citizen of the Year

At 80 years of age, Shirley Purser continues to dedicate her time to the community.

When ‘spiritual but not religious’ is not enough

An American minister has had enough of outsiders who bash the church and of church people who don’t protest.

Pymble Ladies College make list of top-mark students

Pymble Ladies College was the north shore school with the most number of students on the All Round Achievers List in last year’s HSC.

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