Bernard Toutounji

Bernard Toutounji is an Australian writer, speaker and educator.  He holds a Bachelor of Theology from the Catholic Institute of Sydney and a Master of Theology from the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and the Family, Melbourne. He is undertaking further studies at St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College, Sydney and through the Theology of the Body Institute, Pennsylvania, USA.

Bernard has a particular interest in questions of anthropology, morality and truth. He writes a fortnightly column,, which is published in The Record newspaper in Perth and he has had articles published in both print and online journals including The PunchOnline Opinion and MercatorNet. Bernard tutors in theology at a university level and has co-authored a book titled Family and Human Life.

Where are all the men? Dating in the 21st century
9 Feb 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: dating
Women were keen, but we had to beg men to come to a dating event.

Crunch time for those New Year’s resolutions
12 Jan 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: New Year's resolutions
Most of us despair of keeping them.

“I am not Charlie Hebdo”
9 Jan 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: blasphemy, free speech, Islamic extremism
Insult is the lowest – and now most dangerous – form of free speech

Temper, temper
25 Aug 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: four temperaments, psycholgy
The four temperaments are a tried and true aid to self-knowledge.

Anyone can do the house-work; but who is doing the home-work?
18 Aug 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: home, housework, work-life balance
A vital part of our economy is being overlooked.

If love is all that matters, why is incest still taboo?
25 Jul 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: incest, same-sex relationships
An Australian Judge is in hot water after comparing incest with homosexual relationships.

Should I destroy my Rolf Harris CD?
9 Jul 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, sex abuse, sex abuse crisis
The trusted entertainer has been sentenced for child abuse. Does that ruin his music?

There are no ‘gay’ people
26 Jun 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: homosexuality, language
Human beings cannot be reduced to one-word slogans.

The useless people in our lives
19 Sep 2012 | TIGER PRINT
tags: friendship, needy, underpriveleged
Admittedly it can be difficult to embrace those who will make our life harder, but the mark of any of us is how we embrace the weak and those whom no one else will love.

From my wedding to our wedding
26 Aug 2012 | TIGER PRINT
tags: marriage, wedding
However as I have learnt recently a wedding is the celebration of two people and for that reason I think I see why it can be an excellent part of the preparation process, because it requires discussion and compromise.

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