Roundup: Pilgrimage to Busan, rural chaplain, Sri Lanka, Bono, triathlon champ, Canberra charities

Roundup: Pilgrimage to Busan, rural chaplain, Sri Lanka, Bono, triathlon champ, Canberra charities

WCC assembly preparation looks at unity, justice and peace

A new online publication from the World Council of Churches invites parishes and congregations to explore the themes of Christian unity, justice and peace in advance of the upcoming 10th Assembly of the WCC.

Hillston’s mobile helper

Uniting Church chaplain Julie Greig roams a vast territory of western NSW in her job of supporting remote communities in whatever ventures they may be pursuing to enhance the lives of their residents.

UN report damns failings during Sri Lankan civil war climax

Weak response by United Nations contributed to 30,000 civilian deaths during final government onslaught against Tamil Tigers.

Bono preaches the gospel of social justice

Something big was happening in the room. You could feel it. A palpable presence. I’d call it the Holy Spirit.

Eco-spirituality’s overwhelming agenda

Theologian, ethicist and Uniting Church minister, Noel Preston has been outspoken about environmental problems. As well as an interview about what he calls eco-justice and eco-spirituality, the video contains excerpts from a talk he gave recently at the annual Sea of Faith Network conference held on the Gold Coast.

Kinross Wolaroi School Principal, World Class Save

Kinross Wolaroi School principal Brian Kennelly proudly embodies his school’s ‘healthy body, healthy mind’ philosophy. He was recently crowned the ITU World Triathlon Champion in the men’s 60-64 years age group, after winning his event at the Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final in Auckland, New Zealand, on October 22.

Growing demand for Canberra charities

Six weeks out from Christmas and Canberra charities are bracing for their busiest year ever.

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