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Hands in contemplationPeter Day talks about a divided church and how we must face the current crisis with humility.

Australia’s Christian churches are in crisis, on the brink of complete strategic irrelevance. It’s not clear they recognise the mortal depth of their problems. (Greg Sheridan, The Weekend Australian, June 4-5, 2016)

The Church in Western countries is in decline. People have left in droves. People are staying away in droves. We are bereft of priests, religious leaders, and parishioners. We are haunted by the spectre of sexual abuse. We are immersed in a secular, post- Christian culture in which atheism, rather than belief, is the default position.

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