UNIVERSAL PRAYER INTENTION: National Leaders “That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimises so many innocent people.”
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In October this year, Caritas Australia delivered messages from their supporters to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s office at a meeting in Canberra. These messages asked our government to stand up for a fairer world for all. Caritas have put together a video featuring a some of these supporters (including a few Aboriginal Catholic Ministry staff)… Continue Reading A Fairer World For All video | Caritas Australia
The Edmund Rice Centre is calling on Australians to sign a petition encouraging the Australian Government to put an end to offshore processing of asylum seekers and to bring people safely to Australia’s shores. You can read more about the campaign below, and sign the petition here. There are serious reports of abuse, self-harm… Continue Reading It’s Time for a Better Way – Petition to end offshore processing | Edmund Rice Centre
Bishop Vincent Long ofm conv, the Australian Catholic Bishops Delegate for Refugees, last week released a media statement in response to the Federal Government’s proposed legislation, which would ban those who arrive in Australia by boat from ever obtaining a visa to Australia. Read the media release here, or see below.
Anti-Poverty Week was two weeks ago, but its call for individuals, communities, organisations and governments to take action to address to causes and consequences of poverty around the world remains necessary. Australian Aid are calling on people to sign their Anti-Poverty Week letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, which urges the Government to increase… Continue Reading Australian Aid | Sign the Anti-Poverty Week open letter to the PM, calling for increased aid funding
Australian Catholic Bishops Conference President Archbishop Denis Hart, has last week called for an end to the offshore detention of refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island. In what he described as “one of the greatest crises of our day,” Archbishop Hart lamented the current situation faced by people forced from their… Continue Reading The Record | “It is time to bring them here” – ACBC President calls for end to offshore detention