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Indulgent India: Weddings, Castles and Temples.

On the plane flying to India (in a state of trepidation and excitement) an Indian gentleman was my on my right hand side in the plane seat next to me.  As is customary in a plane; we began our small talk.  He was a professor for a university; one of the Ivy League colleges in…

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The Dispensation of Drones

This is a personal response to a reflective question, given by my Professor in Catholic Social Teaching on drones.  Her question and the sources are below. Hi all! Coming to you from a deep and personal space.  As you may have or have not read in my other posts I oppose just war for the…

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RIP Asylum Seekers: Australian Refugees, Tony Abbott and Catholicism

  Catholicism has the highest percentage of religious affiliation in Australia according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics[1], with 26.6% identifying with Catholicism.   Additionally, the current Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, identifies as Catholic and has even been described as hyper –Catholic[2] in a journal article.  With all these “pro Catholic” ideas, Australia would ideally be…