Tag Archives: Australian Muslims

Peter McNamara. Are all Australians just ‘Bad Samaritans’, or is it just the media?

I always thought Australians were good Samaritans, welcoming people from all backgrounds, all races, all religions, to their rich and prosperous nation. It belies belief to see the media reporting that Australian Christians, including Catholic Archbishop Fisher, say that preference … Continue reading

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Tessa Morris-Suzuki. Tony Abbott, What have you done for peace?

On 23 February, Prime Minister Tony Abbott in a major national security speech, chided Muslim leaders for showing insufficiently sincere commitment to peace. “I’ve often heard western leaders describe Islam as a ‘religion of peace’. I wish more Muslim leaders … Continue reading

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