Category Archives: Press Clippings

Press Clippings

Father Dave responds to statement from the spokesperson for the Sydney Anglican Diocese on February 26th, 2021

The following statement was released by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney in response to the segment aired by A Current Affair on February 24th, 2021, and can be found on the Current Affair website. Our policy around marriage breakdown does … Continue reading

Posted in Press Clippings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Beloved Sydney priest speaks out against ‘toxic’ church beliefs – news.com.au, February 25th, 2021

Posted in Press Clippings | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sacked Father’s fight back against “archaic” Anglican church rule – A Current Affair, February 24th, 2021

if you’re can’t see the article below, click here to access it on the 9 Now site. 

Posted in Press Clippings | Tagged | Leave a comment

Christians and Muslims can be Friends – a book review by Dr Robin Ray of Anglican Overseas Aid

This review appeared in Anglican Focus (a publication of the Anglican Church of Southern Queensland) on February 19, 2021.

Posted in Press Clippings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Father Dave Smith on how Christians and Muslims can be friends – ABC Religion and Ethics report, December16, 2020

December 16th, 2020 – thank you, Andrew West, for inviting me to share something about my book on ABC’s Religion and Ethics report.

Posted in Press Clippings | Leave a comment

Church punches below the belt then knocks out its fighting priest – Sydney Morning Herald, December 5th, 2020

Elizabeth Farrelly’s column was a sobering reminder that the church’s treatment of people who undergo marriage breakdown is a much bigger issue than just my case. Click here or the image to read the article. Click here to read letters … Continue reading

Posted in Press Clippings | Leave a comment

Assassination is a barbaric form of politics – Tehran Times, December 2nd, 2020

Amir Mohammad Esmaeili of the Tehran Times contacted me to ask for my response to the assassination of prominent Iranian nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, on Friday, November 27th, 2020. My answer was published on December 2nd. Indeed, I believe the … Continue reading

Posted in Press Clippings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Father Dave Smith discusses his book “Christians and Muslims Can be Friends.” – Radio Skid Row, 26/11/2020

Thank you Col Hesse and my mates at Radio Skid Row for this interview. Click the image to hear the interview

Posted in Press Clippings | Leave a comment

THE PRIEST FIGHTING FOR PEACE, ONE PUNCH AT A TIME – 2SER, November 25, 2020

Thanks to my friends as 2SER for this interview. It was done as part of the promotion for my new book, “Christians and Muslims can be friends”, but the focus ended up more on my boxing and work with young … Continue reading

Posted in Press Clippings | Leave a comment