Australia and New Zealand

Over 2 500 church leaders urge Australia’s PM not to mandate vaccine passports

Originally published in The Christian Post Nearly 2 500 church leaders from different denominations in Australia are urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison not to implement vaccine passports in the country, warning that it would create “an unethical two-tiered society” and “medical apartheid.” The proposed introduction of “vaccine passports” into Australian […]

New Zealand passes Covid-19 law allowing police to enter homes to check on number of people gathered

By Doug Mainwaring — Originally published in LifeSiteNews New Zealand majorly relaxed pandemic limitations on all gatherings except religious services As part of a phased-in relaxing of the nationwide shutdown, the government of New Zealand has passed new legislation into law that allows only 10 people to attend a religious […]

Israel Folau joins new rugby team, forbidden from talking about faith

Originally published in The Christian Post Israel Folau, an Australian rugby player who’s known for his outspokenness, has joined a new team but is forbidden from talking about his Christian faith. Folau, who was ousted from his contract with Rugby Australia last year over comments he made about homosexuality and […]

WATCH: ‘Vindicated’ Israel Folau settles with Rugby Australia

Originally published in Fox News Israel Folau, a Tongan-Australian Christian athlete who was sacked by Rugby Australia (RA) earlier this year for posting a Bible verse that was labelled “anti-gay,” says he feels vindicated after reaching an agreement with the organisation. The months-long battle for Folau centered on his Instagram post that said, “Warning: drunks, homosexuals, adulterers…hell […]

Thousands of Australians protest New South Wales bill to legalise abortions up to birth

Originally published in Life News Thousands of pro-life advocates gathered in the New South Wales city to urge politicians to protect the rights of unborn babies in their state, according to The Guardian. Many carried signs encouraging society to “Love Them Both,” “Choose Life” and “Stand for Life.” The message […]

Israel Folau suing over rugby sacking

Originally published in Premier Former professional rugby player Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia and club side the Waratahs after his playing contract was terminated over controversial social media posts. Folau’s four-year, multi-million dollar deal was cut short after an independent panel backed RA’s position that the […]