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Social Comment

Sheikh Nimr is greatly missed – Khamenei.ir interviews Father Dave

It has been my privilege to appear a number of times now in Iranian publications. Not many Australian priests can make this boast, and the reason I am selected so regularly as an Australian Christian voice is quite simple – nobody else … Continue reading

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Why take a team of boxers to Syria?

The Imam Husain Islamic Centre in Earlwood invited me to speak to their community about my up-coming mission to Syria on February 28th, 2015. It was a great night. We screened our ‘Boxers for Peace’ video, after which I offered the brief remarks reprinted … Continue reading

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Address to Marrickville Council supporting the Development Application for the new Holy Trinity Hall complex

The following address was given by Father Dave to Marrickville Council on May 13th, 2014, in support of the Development Application of Holy Trinity Dulwich Hill for a new hall complex. The old hall, which was originally a church building … Continue reading

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Noah, the Flood and Same sex Marriage

Noah, the Big Flood and Same-Sex Marriage A quick reading of the Biblical story of Noah’s Flood might suggest that the only possible relevance of this story to the contemporary debate about same-sex marriage is that God sent this cataclysmic … Continue reading

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