The dragging of the nation’s Catholic Bishops before an Anti-Discrimination Commission for distributing a benign pastoral letter on marriage is a deeply disturbing development for free speech and religious freedom in Australia.
The slaughter in Paris has again wrought shock and grief upon the world. It is difficult to see how extremist violence can be dealt with when the most basic religious freedom violations are not being called out in international foreign policy.
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