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Population growth and the MDG's.

Population growth and the Millenium Development Goals. Canberra, Australia. March 14-15, 2008.

There is an obsession with the self, with ‘discovering one’s self’ almost a substitute for living. We must change by conversion to the environment, and shift to a biocentric, cosmo-centric imagination. Especially those with influence in developing countries need to be able to listen to their own consciences. 90% of Catholics agree that there should be family planning, birth control. But the Catholic Church still has an absolute monarchy. It is a scandal, and some of us are trying to do something about it.

Dr. Paul Collins. Former Catholic Priest.

The Planet Comes First: The New Moral Absolute.

 

Dr Paul Collins is an historian, broadcaster and writer. In 2001 he resigned from the active priestly ministry of the Catholic Church due to a doctrinal dispute with the Vatican over his book Papal Power (1997). The ABC made hisbook God’s Earth into a TV documentary. He is an SPA Patron.