Open House With Stephen O'doherty

Sinopsis

Open House is a talk programme that looks at news, current affairs and issues from a Christian perspective. Open House covers local and world events with perspectives and insights not heard elsewhere, informed by a Christian worldview.As host Stephen ODoherty puts it, Open House looks at life through the lens of faith and points to hope. Open House is live from 7 pm 10 pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on Sunday night.Visit the Open House show page for more information

Episodios

  • Gold Rushes Were The Beginning Of Globalism

    Gold Rushes Were The Beginning Of Globalism

    17/12/2018 Duración: 15min

    We think of globalisation as something that came about fairly recently but a new book argues that it has been going on for generations having first started with the great gold rushes of the 19th century that saw millions of people move around the world hoping to make their fortune as new gold fields were discovered around the world.

  • Catholics Act On Domestic Violence

    Catholics Act On Domestic Violence

    17/12/2018 Duración: 12min

    "Australians, and especially the Catholic community, are challenged to respond to domestic violence by reporting violence and not being a bystander, communicating zero tolerance for violence and full support for victims, promoting healthy relationships, developing the capacity to respond appropriately to individual disclosures and praying together for peace, justice, and true reconciliation" Dr Trish Madigan told Open House of the Catholic response to domestic violence on The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

  • We are made for bliss. We are made for inner peace Stasi Eldredges Defiant Joy

    We are made for bliss. We are made for inner peace; Stasi Eldredge's Defiant Joy

    17/12/2018 Duración: 13min

    We are all spending a lot of energy reaching for happiness, but never quite able to hang on to it. Real life happens, and our circumstances take us on an emotional rollercoaster ride. So when we hear the call to "be joyful always," it sounds crazy and out of reach. But author Stasi Eldredge says in her latest book, 'Defiant Joy', that it doesn't have to be.

  • Report Finds Worsening Intolerance Towards Religious Minorities

    Report Finds Worsening Intolerance Towards Religious Minorities

    17/12/2018 Duración: 14min

    A report on religious persecution finds many faiths are under threat around the globe. Even in a country like Australia the right to Religious Freedom can no longer be taken for granted. Catholic agency, Aid to the Church In Need (ACN) produced the biennial report and supports 5,000 projects worldwide. The issue of religious persecution is highlighted by Red Wednesday when significant religious buildings are floodlit red. Australia participated for the first time this year. Australian Director of ACN, Bernard Totounji, explained the findings on Open House.

  • Birth Of First Genetically Edited Humans An Ethical Minefield

    Birth Of First Genetically Edited Humans An Ethical Minefield

    13/12/2018 Duración: 13s

    The revelation that a Chinese researcher has edited the genes of twin girls shocked and stunned the world. Margo Somerville, Professor of Bioethics at the university of Notre Dame Australia discussed the ethical minefield this development opens.

  • Coroner Offers A Valued Support Service After Suicide

    Coroner Offers A Valued Support Service After Suicide

    12/12/2018 Duración: 17min

    If you are dealing with the suicide of a loved one, it is important to find support to make sense of what has happened, deal with your grief and learn how to live with your loss. On 'Open House' Colleen Fitzpatrick spoke with Stephen O'Doherty about the work of the Support After Suicide Group run by the NSW Coroner.

  • Theresa Mays Brexit Lament - Its Just So Hard To Break Up with EU

    Theresa May's Brexit Lament - "It's Just So Hard To Break Up with EU"

    12/12/2018 Duración: 13min

    UK Prime Minister, Theresa  May has surprised many with her calm, clear and statesman like rhetoric on the exit of the UK from the European Union - the divisive 'Brexit'.

  • Indigenous Youth Suicide - Faith, Culture Pillars Of Strength

    Indigenous Youth Suicide - Faith, Culture Pillars Of Strength

    12/12/2018 Duración: 15min

    Listen: Sabrina-Ann Stevens in conversation with Stephen O'Doherty. The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (NATSICC) is …

  • Science of Blah, Blah, Blah Has Deadly Mosquitos Blueprint

    Science of 'Blah, Blah, Blah' Has Deadly Mosquito's Blueprint

    11/12/2018 Duración: 11min

    QIMR Berghofer scientists in Brisbane have helped map the genome of the potentially deadly Aedes aegypti mosquito. Dr Gordana Rasic delightfully calls the difficult parts "blah, blah, blah" when explaining to non-scientists how it is done.

  • Deluge and Drought: Australias Water Security in a Changing Climate

    Deluge and Drought: Australia's Water Security in a Changing Climate

    11/12/2018 Duración: 23min

    The future is now - experts warn climate change impacts are here now and urgent action is needed to rapidly reduce greenhouse emissions. A new Climate Commission report has sobering news. Co-author, Professor Lesley Hughes, spoke to Open House about the impacts and increasing threats to Australia.

  • Mental Health at Work is More than Yoga and Fruit Bowls

    Mental Health at Work is More than Yoga and Fruit Bowls

    11/12/2018 Duración: 12min

    The Productivity Commission will investigate the impact of mental health on the Australian economy and identify the ways workplaces can better support people living with mental health conditions. Mental health advocate, Lucy Brogden, says it is about time workplaces recognised mental well being is about 'more than fruit bowls and yoga classes".

  • Religious Freedom Vote Delayed Until Next Year

    Religious Freedom Vote Delayed Until Next Year

    05/12/2018 Duración: 16min

    A vote this year is now unlikely on controversial changes to the Sex Discrimination Act that would remove the ability of faith-based schools to expel LGBTI students. It means no sudden changes but leaves both sides of the debate uncertain about the future.

  • Rushed Bill Aiming to Protect LGBTI Students, Has Been Put on Hold

    Rushed Bill Aiming to Protect LGBTI Students, Has Been Put on Hold

    03/12/2018

    A bill aiming to protect LGBTI students, which Christian leaders fear could jeopardise religious freedom, has been put on ice in the Senate today.

  • Indigenous Bible - In our language, everything spiritual is opened.”

    Indigenous Bible - "In our language, everything spiritual is opened.”

    30/11/2018 Duración: 15min

    Imagine if you had never read or heard the message of the Bible in your own language? That is the reality for Australia’s Indigenous community. Although more than half of Indigenous people are Christians, very few have read or heard the Bible in their ‘heart’ language.

  • Right Place, Right Time, For Beautiful Images Of Extreme Weather

    Right Place, Right Time, For Beautiful Images Of Extreme Weather

    30/11/2018 Duración: 07min

    Sometimes by accident, sometimes by design, professional and amateur shutterbugs vie each year for the honour of having their 'perfect storm' - or rainbow, cloud or wave - picked as a feature image on the annual Australian weather calendar.  Meteorologist, Grace Legge, from the Bureau of Meteorology's Extreme Weather Desk, talked to Open House about her favourite weather.

  • Rohingya Repatriation Not the Great Idea You Might Think

    Rohingya Repatriation Not the Great Idea You Might Think

    30/11/2018 Duración: 09min

    Humanitarian and civil society agencies working in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are deeply concerned about the planed repatriation of refugees back to Myanmar. Rohingya refugees have repeatedly expressed a great deal of fear about going back.

  • When The World Went To War, The Salvation Army Was There

    When The World Went To War, The Salvation Army Was There

    30/11/2018 Duración: 11min

    In April 1915, at a little-known beach in Turkey named Gallipoli, two legends were created. The first was the courage of the Australian soldier: the second was the wartime service of the Salvation Army. On Open House Major Brett Gallager, the head of The Salvation Army's Red Shield Defence Services remembered the role of The Salvation Army in conflicts past and present.

  • Hands of Homelessness

    Hands of Homelessness

    29/11/2018

    The charitable organisation Dignity is making a huge difference in preventing long term homeless for at risk individuals and families. Now 50 inspiring stories are told in a new book.

  • What A Fine Mess Over Religious Freedom

    What A Fine Mess Over Religious Freedom

    28/11/2018 Duración: 28min

    Nothing short of principled leadership can now end the debacle that has become the debate over religious freedom rights in Australia, writes Open House host Stephen O'Doherty.

  • George Francis WWII Veteran - No Atheists In A Slit Trench

    George Francis WWII Veteran - "No Atheists In A Slit Trench"

    23/11/2018 Duración: 28min

    George Francis enlisted for WWII at the age of nineteen and spent his twenty first birthday in New Guinea on the Owen Stanley Ranges. He talked on Open House about faith under fire and the importance of a positive approach to life.

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