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Triple J Radio

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 Contents - Jun 2014AD2000 June 2014 - Buy a copy now
Editorial: The significance of Pentecost - Peter Westmore
Saints John XXIII and John Paul II canonised - AD2000 Report
News: The Church Around the World
Chain of generosity from Australia to Nigeria - Madonna Brosnan
Frassati Australia: dedicated young adult ministry - Br Barry Coldrey
UK Bishop speaks out on secularism's debt to Christianity - CNA REPORT
Societal violence and the murder of children - Anne Lastman
Fr Des Byrne: priest and catechist extraordinary - Bishop Peter J. Elliott
Missions: Salesians appeal for Solomon Islands emergency
US Catholic school embroiled in dispute over Church teaching - Kirsten Andersen
Why England's churches are empty - Nick Hallett
Religious freedom and same-sex 'marriage' - Fr John FLynn LC
Sisters of St Paul of Chartres and their global impact - CNA REPORT
Letters: Smartphone apps on the Mass - A. Erskine
Letters: What about the Roman Missal smartphone app? - Harry O'Regan
Letters: Mr Westmore: please put your thing away! - Anne Lastman
Letters: Modern slavery report - Laurie Sheehan
Letters: Triple J Radio - Arnold Jago
Books: HANDING ON THE FAITH IN AN AGE OF DISBELIEF, by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger - Br Barry Coldrey (reviewer)
Books: A CATHOLIC ETON? Newman's Oratory School, by Paul Shrimpton - Br Barry Coldrey (reviewer)
Books: THE CAMPION SOCIETY: Lay Catholic Action in Australia, by Colin H. Jory - Br Barry Coldrey (reviewer)
Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au
Reflection: Eucharistic adoration: path to union with the Holy Trinity - Bishop James Conley

We've all heard that Triple J Radio is mainly gutter-language and promiscuity-sanitisation.

The other night I thought I'd check for myself to see if it's as bad as I'd been told. In fact it was a little worse.

Not only the music lyrics but also the language of the presenters seems to be unendingly rude and provocative.

If it's true that Australia's economy needs public spending cuts, surely Triple J should be curbed. An argument could be made for eradicating it altogether.

Arnold Jago,
Nichols Point, Vic.

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Reprinted from AD2000 Vol 27 No 5 (June 2014), p. 16

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