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Anti-Poverty Week_13th – 19th October 2019

2019: Anti-Poverty Week Anti-Poverty Week is a week where all Australians are encouraged to organise or take part in an activity aiming to highlight or overcome issues of poverty and hardship here in Australia or overseas. It was established in Australia as an expansion of the UN’s annual International Anti-Poverty Day on October 17.  In 2019, Anti-Poverty… Continue Reading Anti-Poverty Week_13th – 19th October 2019

A Catholic Season of Creation – Sundays of September (Year C, 2019)

  Liturgical Resources to Celebrate a Catholic Season of Creation During September   A Catholic Season of Creation  Sundays of September (Year C, 2019)   Liturgical Resources to Celebrate a Catholic Season of Creation During September   ———— Suitable for Parish Liturgy Groups, Religious Congregations, School RECs and individual groups “A Catholic Season of Creation” resource… Continue Reading A Catholic Season of Creation – Sundays of September (Year C, 2019)

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances_30th August 2019

www.un.org International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 30 August Mourners carry photographs of loved ones who died or who disappeared on 12 November 1991 when the Indonesian military opened fire on a group of pro-independence supporters during a peaceful demonstration at the Santa Cruz Cemetery in Dili, Timor Leste. UNMIT Photo/Martine Perret Enforced… Continue Reading International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances_30th August 2019

International Day Against Nuclear Tests_ 29th August 2019

www.un.org International Day Against Nuclear Tests 29 August Preparatory Committee for the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Meets for First Time. UN Photo Background The 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly declared 29 August the International Day against Nuclear Tests through the unanimous adoption… Continue Reading International Day Against Nuclear Tests_ 29th August 2019

Intl Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2019

https://en.unesco.org International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 23rd August UNESCO Building peace in the minds of men and women International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 23AUGUST The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic)… Continue Reading Intl Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2019

Intnl Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 21st August 2019

  www.un.org International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 21 August   Participants at a special event entitled “Interfaith harmony: Implementing the Transformative Agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals”, co-organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the Committee of Religious NGOs (3 February 2016). UN Photo/Manuel… Continue Reading Intnl Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 21st August 2019

International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism_21st August 2019

International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism 21 August “I welcome the decision of the General Assembly to establish an International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism. We must lift up the voices of victims and survivors of terrorist attacks, who consistently call for accountability and results.… Continue Reading International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism_21st August 2019

World Humanitarian Day_19th August 2019

www.un.org  World Humanitarian Day  19 August © Nazeer Al-Khatib/Stringer “Around the world, conflict is forcing record numbers of people from their homes, with over 65 million people now displaced. Children are recruited by armed groups and used to fight. Women are abused and humiliated. As humanitarian workers deliver aid and medical workers provide for those… Continue Reading World Humanitarian Day_19th August 2019

Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for August 2019

Evangelization: Pope’s August prayer intention: For families Pope Francis releases a video message accompanying his prayer intention for August, which is that families may become “schools of true human development“. In his prayer intention for the month of August 2019, Pope Francis invites us to pray that “families, through their life of prayer and love,… Continue Reading Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for August 2019

2019-20 Social Justice Statement_’Making it Real – Genuine Human Encounter in Our Digital World’

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC)   AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE                           THE PRESIDENT 4 July 2019 Social Justice Statement 2019–2020 ‘Making it Real: Genuine human encounter in our digital world’   Social Justice Sunday will be celebrated this year on 29 September. I… Continue Reading 2019-20 Social Justice Statement_’Making it Real – Genuine Human Encounter in Our Digital World’

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