Carolyn Moynihan

Carolyn Moynihan is a New Zealand journalist with a special interest in family issues. She began her working life as a secondary school teacher but always fancied the life of the scribe. Too late, she realised that the latter is even more work than teaching Shakespeare to 15-year-olds and the pay is generally less. Being a reluctant geek, she has never quite got over the surprise of finding herself the deputy editor of an online magazine—a pleasant sensation for the most part.

She once wrote a book—the history of New Zealand’s own anti-porn movement in its heyday—for which she got mixed reviews and no awards. She lives in the country’s largest city, Auckland, which is three hours by plane from Sydney—the hub of MercatorNet—and too far for comfort from anywhere else of importance. Still, it is a very nice vantage point from which to meddle in the affairs of the world.



Peace Prize for Jacinda?
25 Mar 2019 | CONNIPTIONS |  
tags: abortion, Christchurch shootings, Jacinda Ardern
Making peace with Muslims cannot excuse a moral blind spot


A call to reflect
22 Mar 2019 | CONNIPTIONS |  
A week after the Christchurch shootings, a call to prayer for all New Zealanders.


New Zealand goes to prayer
22 Mar 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christchurch massacre, Muslims, New Zealand
A ‘call to reflect’ with Muslims puts faith in the public square


World Down Syndrome Day
20 Mar 2019 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Thursday is World Down Syndrome Day and we are featuring some very special people. Plus: editing people


The Christchurch mosque killer and his worldview
18 Mar 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christchurch massacre, mass shootings, Muslims, New Zealand
We need to go deeper than 'racism' and 'religious bigotry' to prevent these crimes


The Christchurch mosque killer and his worldview
18 Mar 2019 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Reflections on the Christchurch mosque massacre, the killer and his worldview. Plus, paedophilia is making a comeback.


Murderous terrorism in Christchurch, New Zealand
15 Mar 2019 | CONNIPTIONS |  
New Zealanders today are grappling with a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch which have left 40 dead and 48 injured.


‘Leaving Neverland’ and the new sexual morality
15 Mar 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: gender ideology, Michael Jackson, paedophilia, sexual morality
What does the unmasking of Michael Jackson actually change?


Lessons from the sentencing of Cardinal Pell
13 Mar 2019 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Lessons from the sentencing of Cardinal Pell, convicted on the word of one person testifying behind closed doors.


'Grievous and irremediable conditions'
11 Mar 2019 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Euthanasia fever never stops at people dying of cancer; it wants to get rid of mentally ill people that society can't be bothered helping.


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