Academics CLAUDIO MILANO, JOSEPH M CHEER and MARINA NOVELLI, in an article first published on The Conversation, look at the rising problem of 'overtourism'...

In an article first published on The Conversation, JOANNE M PIERCE, professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross in the US, looks at the Christian concept of Heaven...

Uniting Church minister, radio commentator and Sight contributor PAUL CLARK looks at why, if Australia's Federal Parliament considers removing the recitation of the Lord's Prayer from its proceedings, the bigger picture of Parliament's foundations should be taken into account...

US Jesuit priest THOMAS REESE, in an article first published on Religion News Service, reflects on the issue of celibacy among Catholic priests and how the church should respond when violations occur...

In an article first published on The Conversation, MELANIE KLINKNER and GUILIA LEVI, of Bournemouth University in the UK, look at some of the lessons from the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica...

BRUCE C WEARNE reflects on the new 'monitum' introduced following last year's changes to Australia's Marriage Act...

US religion commentator JACOB LUPFER, in an article first published on Religion News Service, reflects on the latest nomination to the US Supreme Court...

In an article first published on The Conversation, LISA MCCLAIN, professor of history and gender studies at Boise State University in the US, looks at the Catholic Church's position on birth control, 50 years after the landmark 'Humanae Vitae'...

Dr HELEN SZOKE, chief executive of Oxfam Australia, calls for a strengthening of Australia's proposed Modern Slavery Act...

US religion commentator JACOB LUPFER, in an article first published on Religion News Service, looks at issues facing the Episcopal Church in the US as its annual convention gets underway...

In an article first published on The Conversation, STEVE PINKERTON, a lecturer in English at Case Western Reserve University in the US, looks at the fascination with pastors bearing firearms...

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