Category Archives: Australia

Australia: Confession & Canon Law

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In Australia, A Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was conducted over 5 years. Apart from highlighting major injustices that have occurred in our institutions it also made a number of recommendations.  One which was –  The ministry of churches (not just the Catholic Church) should not be exempt from reporting information discovered in religious confession.

References:
Royal commission: Celibacy and confessional overhaul proposed in child sex abuse findings http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-15/royal-commission-into-child-abuse-makes-almost-200-new-findings/9261286
Breaking the seal of confession could pit church against state http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-14/breaking-the-seal-of-confession-could-pit-church-against-state/8805126
15 recommendations from the royal commission into child sexual abuse you should know about http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-15/royal-commission-recommendations-you-should-know-about/9262758
Royal commission: Celibacy and confessional overhaul proposed in child sex abuse findings http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-15/royal-commission-into-child-abuse-makes-almost-200-new-findings/9261286

 

AUSTRALIA: We say YES to marriage equality

A very proud day for Australia.

 

AUSTRALIA: RACIST ATTACK

Laughter

It’s been a while since my last post. I have gone back a little to my old ways of illustrating. There’s not much to explain here other than the sheer joy of creating from scratch and having some fun.

I’m trying to depict that moment of friends sharing a moment of laughter. You know that laughter that is instantly contagious when you’re around it? That moment there.

Australia: Same Sex Marriage Postal Vote September 2017

Australia: Federal Ministers Apologies