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Presented by Geraldine Doogue, Compass explores the interface between religion and life as experienced by individuals and communities - including ordinary Australians, public leaders, religious thinkers and philosophers.
Hindu's regard Varanasi as the spiritual capital of India and believe that if they die here they will reach Nirvana. 'Death Hotels' and a whole industry of death revolves around the disposal of bodies in the holy city.
The Red Cross, St Vincent de Paul and The Salvation Army are collaborating on a project called Moving the Needle. Hoping to change behaviour in every part of the fashion circle by involving government, industry and consumers.
Rob Galea is a priest whose conversion to Catholicism followed a tumultuous adolescence in Malta. Now an accomplished singer working from a parish in Bendigo he works to engage young people through song.
As coronavirus threatens delivery of services to the disadvantaged, Compass follows Bill Crews, his staff and volunteers as they fight to keep the Exodus Foundation's doors open for their guests in-the-midst of the pandemic.
This story follows Jo Inkpin, Australia's only openly transgender priest, and Rhett Pearson a transgender man, as they embark on their own individual quests to reconcile their true identities and their faith.
Once upon a time, every Australian town had a branch of the 'Cranky Women's Association'. Today there are fewer halls but the mission remains the same 'to improve life for women and children living in rural and remote areas'.
An Indigenous women's organisation in Nowra challenges the landscape of continued colonisation through straight talking cultural workshops that confront white privilege head-on and leave participants deeply changed.
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