'For a Change' articles

These articles first appeared in the magazine 'For A Change' - www.forachange.net

Friday, 11 July, 2008

The Pope believes that the Church's 'culture of remembrance' can save the media culture of transitory news from becoming a forgetfulness which corrodes hope.

Friday, 11 July, 2008

Many African Americans will tell you that Portland and Oregon are the most racist communities they have ever been in, and most can cite racist hurdles and language they have encountered.

Friday, 11 July, 2008

When her husband Medgar was killed, Myrlie Evers-Williams realized, she says, that it's not what happens to you that matters; it's how you deal with it.

Friday, 11 July, 2008

Nobody said that healing history or treading the path of forgiveness would be easy.

Friday, 11 July, 2008

One doesn't have to tread far into the minefield of race relations to know that acknowledgement of and healing for the past are still appropriate.

Friday, 11 July, 2008

I was present on Sorry Day in the Anglican cathedral in Perth when leaders of all the churches read out their denomination's apologies for the 'removals'. The Moderator of the Uniting Church, the Rev John Dunn, added his personal apology for 'my participation in taking the children'.

Friday, 11 July, 2008

'Over the coming decades, our country's ethnic and racial diversity will continue to expand dramatically. Will those differences divide us, or will they be our greatest strength? The answer depends on what we are willing to do together.'

Friday, 11 July, 2008

Healing is a community effort

Friday, 11 July, 2008

See friends before they've had time to get their pictures developed

Friday, 11 July, 2008

Our present way of life is not viable

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