This at a time when Obama repeatedly has to deny he is a Muslim in order to be an acceptable candidate for the American presidency, when Jews and Muslims kill each other in the Middle East, when Hindus and Muslims kill each other in India, when Hindus burn Christians in India and Muslims kill Christians in Indonesia, when Christians and Muslims kill each other in the Balkans, when fanatical Muslims effectively proclaim a fatwa on Western nations, when the Chinese regime cracks down on Tibetan Buddhists, when the
Pope denies contraception to the Catholic poor of the world, when evangelical Pentecostal churches shutdown the minds of young Australians, when the antediluvian Jensens in the Anglican diocese of Sydney deny women the priesthood….
I could go on.
Suffice to say, it was only sixty years ago that the Nazis, in Germany, in the very heart of European civilization, exterminated six million Jews (and others). If it wasn’t for the anti-Semitism rife in Europe - and still evident around the world today - the Holocaust couldn’t have happened. Or if it had, many more Jews would have been saved before the gas ovens were fired up.
The Religion Report is not a soft sell. It deals expertly with serious issues that affect us all, believers and non-believers.
Shame on Maurice Newman! Shame on Mark Scott!
I AM enraged, shocked and horrified by the tunnel-vision of ABC chairman Maurice Newman and Managing Director Mark Scott in axing ABC Radio National’s Religion Report at the end of the year (reported at the start of the program by Stephen Crittenden this morning, October 15th).