Tag: Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference

ACMRO Kit for Migrant and Refugee Week 2016

  Every year, the Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) releases a Migrant and Refugee Kit in time for Migrant and Refugee Week and Migrant and Refugee Sunday, containing a number of useful resources for parishes.   This year, Migrant and Refugee Week runs from 22nd to the 28th August, culminating in Migrant and Refugee Sunday on the… Continue Reading ACMRO Kit for Migrant and Refugee Week 2016

Read the Australian Catholic Bishops’ statement in anticipation of the upcoming federal election

  The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) have released a statement on the upcoming election, calling for the voices of marginalised groups in Australian society to be considered and heard during the election campaign.   The statement is called, “A Vote for the Voiceless,” and can be read here: click here.   You can read and… Continue Reading Read the Australian Catholic Bishops’ statement in anticipation of the upcoming federal election

Join JEDO at the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees – Sunday, 20th March

In this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, JEDO invites you and your friends to walk with us on Sunday 20th March through the streets of Perth as a show of support for and with refugees and asylum-seekers.   Such action also supports the current Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ACBC) Social Justice Statement: “For those who’ve come… Continue Reading Join JEDO at the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees – Sunday, 20th March

The Record » Take action to end human trafficking

Australians should not be indifferent to human trafficking and can take simple steps to combat this global injustice, according to a statement released this week by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. The Australian Catholic Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life (BCPL) and Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) are calling for a day of… Continue Reading The Record » Take action to end human trafficking

World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking on 8th February, Feast of St Bakhita

Monday 8th February is the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita, and has also been named as a World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking: The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) and Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) support His Holiness Pope Francis in declaring Sunday 8 February 2015, the Feast of… Continue Reading World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking on 8th February, Feast of St Bakhita

The Record » AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE 2015 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE: May the light of Jesus always shine in our hearts

The recent horrors in Paris, Syria and throughout the Middle East show that our world has changed. The dark, foreboding thrall of possible violence, the struggles of nations and the never-ending lines of refugees underline the suffering which is so present in our human condition. It is not surprising that we become anxious and restless,… Continue Reading The Record » AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE 2015 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE: May the light of Jesus always shine in our hearts

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