Over the centuries, Easter has come under many different guises — and in recent years, the hyper-commercial holiday has sometimes become lost in translation.
On the day of the faire, jolting pictures and video of the spire collapsing, the roof ablaze, were posted alongside people's snaps and memories of their visits to the famed old edifice. But for me, one photo captured a message, writes Simon Smart.
Rugby Australia denounces online comments by Wallabies star Israel Folau, who warned homosexuals, drunks, adulterers and other 'sinners' are destined for hell.
A new amusement park has opened in Dubai featuring a 'Cave of Wonders' and a mock parted Red Sea in a bid to teach Muslims and non-muslims alike about Islam's holiest text.
The Federal Treasurer describes those responsible for vandalising his campaign posters with Hitler references in his Melbourne seat of Kooyong as "cowards".
A Catholic priest in Tasmania's north is removed from his post after what the Archdiocese of Hobart describes as "tension within the parish", amid complaints from parishioners only men were allowed to serve at the altar, and concerns over Latin masses.
It's not my decision, because it's not my pregnancy or my body. Ultimately, the one thing God really granted us above anything else is free will, writes Dr Carol Portmann.
As a Catholic, the Pell verdict has shocked me deeply but these are the steps forward, writes Francis Sullivan.
The unit was never properly resourced to deal with hate crime, according to a lawyer and community advocate, and a NSW Police officer says it would take a significant violent attack before policing hate crime is prioritised.