Dr. Michael Leahy is a former Melbourne priest, a retired philosopher of education and politics. He maintains a keen interest in the renewal and reform of the Catholic Church.
By opposing Victoria’s Equal Opportunity Bill, Catholic bishops’ demonstrate the tension in their church’s teaching on discrimination. Continue reading »
It was a rare act of cooperation between the Catholic and the Muslim communities of Melbourne: a full page advertisement in The Age of a joint letter of protest. That is, if it weren’t for the content of the letter. Continue reading »