When Fereydoun Najafi Aria was 18, he was arrested, tortured and thrown in jail. Decades on, he feels lucky to have survived.
Charges of cultural misappropriation are levelled against a Chinese fashion brand after it uses images of Papua New Guinea dancers wearing elaborate costumes in a new marketing campaign.
Pill-taking women have what seems like a "period" every month, but this "period" is far from necessary. It's a leftover from failed attempts to persuade the Vatican to accept the pill, writes Susan Walker.
Australian Oliver Bridgeman, whose passport was cancelled in 2016 as authorities accused him of going to Syria with a plan to engage in "hostile activities", now says it is a "blessing in disguise" in a video on social media, while also revealing he is now married.
The Uniting Church in Australia will continue to allow ministers the right to decide whether to marry same-sex couples following a vote in South Australia. Conservative church members say they will continue their campaign.
Despite advice that in order to live you best life you should care less about trivial things, we really do give a f***. And this might just be a gift of Christianity to the Western soul, writes Justine Toh.
In a busy world, I found Mass therapeutic — a time without technology to quiet my mind. But if the Church wants Gen Y and even Gen Z, it'll have to change these six things first, writes Mikki Cusack.
We tell kids Santa’s real, and the elf on the shelf is watching, but what message does this send to kids about surveillance, punishment, reward? And what about it stranger danger?