Good intentions do not produce good outcomes – Why Catholic Priests should not have to break the Seal of the Confessional.

Analysis of the proposal to change confession suggests that not only will it not help convict child sex offenders but instead will only serve to further undermine the religious rights of Christians in Australia. Continue reading Good intentions do not produce good outcomes – Why Catholic Priests should not have to break the Seal of the Confessional.

Getting Marriage Right

The divisive and hateful rhetoric towards those who support traditional marriage is unworthy of our democracy. Australia has always been a nation of diverse intellectual and cultural heritage; it is simply an insult to that heritage to stifle debate and discussion on the most important social institution, which has always been centred on the precondition for society itself; the conjugal union of male and female. … Continue reading Getting Marriage Right