Topic archives: Religion

Religious education encouraged ‘grooming’ 7-year-olds

August 19, 2016 12

Children were being encouraged to form "special friendships" and share secrets with adults in a religious education program in Queensland.

Census battles over “no religion”

August 1, 2016 7

There is a battle about how people identify their religion on the census.

Dangerous fluid ideology taught to our kids

June 10, 2016 15

Children as young as nine are being taught to mix bleach with their favourite drink, cordial. The bleach represents Jesus (yes, we are confused too). And they are supposed to love Jesus ...

Essential: voters want to dump religious tax exemption

April 5, 2016 5

Australians want an end to the taxation exemption enjoyed by church, this week's Essential Report shows.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 27, 2015 9

Do you love Jesus and administration? Have we got a job for you ... war profiteering ... imagine a world where religious organisations pay their damn taxes ...

It’s time for the Victorian Liberal Party to accept the blame

November 5, 2015 8

Crikey readers discuss politics and other issues of the day.

Making ‘justice’ a dirty word

July 22, 2014 3

Crikey readers have their say on MH17 and women in religion.

Caro’s flotsam and jetsam: doom, gloom and stupidity edition

Caro’s flotsam and jetsam: doom, gloom and stupidity edition

February 19, 2014 17

It turns out that those on the Left side of politics are smarter than those on the Right ... plenty of people claim to have god on their side ... climate change could end us all in 20 years ...

Breaking the silence on abortion and unplanned pregnancy

Breaking the silence on abortion and unplanned pregnancy

November 18, 2013 27

Despite being unlawful in most states and territories, abortions are common and a fact of life for many women, writes Jane Caro.

Should freedom of speech extend to God? A blasphemous debate

Should freedom of speech extend to God? A blasphemous debate

November 8, 2013 21

Freedom to lampoon religion and religious figures is still a criminal offence in most states and territories. Should it be? At a debate in Sydney last night, the strong feeling was no.