In September this year, Columban Missionary and Eco-Theologian Fr Sean McDonagh attended a joint consultation at the Vatican, also attended by Pope Francis, about Laudato Si’ and the Path to COP22. Fr Sean has written about the experience and the document prepared by those present at the meeting, which emphasies ten key opportunities and priorities… Continue Reading Laudato Si’ and the Path to COP 22: Fr Sean McDonagh, Columban Mission Institute
Issue 45 of the Edmund Rice Centre WA Newsletter is now available to read online. This issue promotes the work done by the Edmund Rice Centre in October of this year, working with people from migrant and refugee backgrounds, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. You can read the newsletter here.
Issue 8 of the JEDO Newsletter is out now – learn more about the work of the Justice, Ecology and Development Office (JEDO), within the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth, in Winter 2016. To read and/or download the full newsletter, click on the image below: Click here to read past issues of the JEDO newsletter.
Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) have put out their latest “Laudato Si’ News,” with updates on the Season of Creation and other news about people worldwide living Laudato Si’, as well as updates on the ongoing work of GCCM. Have a read of the latest newsletter here. For more information about the work of the Global… Continue Reading GCCM Laudato Si’ News: Season of Creation wrap-up, Paris Agreement ratification & more
By Rachel Curry Described as a text that will touch the heart of every person in our society, the Australian Catholic Bishops’ 2016-2017 Social Justice Statement has been launched locally in Perth by Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton. A Place at the Table: Social Justice in an Ageing Society was launched on Tuesday, 20 September… Continue Reading The Record | 2016 SOCIAL JUSTICE STATEMENT: Perth launch heralds personal story
The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council’s Briefing for August is now up on the website. The Briefing covers issues of Catholic social teaching in August 2016, highlighting resources, media items and diary events. It can be read here. In this month’s briefing, the ACSJC Secretariat, John Ferguson, explores the soon to be released 2016-17 Social Justice Statement’s focus on… Continue Reading ACSJC August Briefing | More information on the 2016-17 Social Justice Statement
Refugee Week 2016 was officially Australia’s biggest to date, with over 350 events celebrated across the country in every state and territory. Film screenings, photography exhibitions, flash mobs and music festivals brought out tens of thousands of Australians to celebrate the courage and contribution that refugees bring to their adopted nation. Phil Glendenning, President of… Continue Reading Australia celebrates its biggest ever Refugee Week – Refugee Council of Australia
The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council’s Briefing for July is now up on the website. This month’s briefing announces the theme for the 2016-17 Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) Social Justice Statement: “A Place at the Table: Social justice in an ageing society.” From the Secretariat, John Ferguson: This year’s Statement is titled A Place… Continue Reading ACSJC July Briefing | 2016-17 Social Justice Statement theme announced
Issue 7 of the JEDO Newsletter is out now – learn more about the work of the Justice, Ecology and Development Office (JEDO), within the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth, in March and April 2016. To read and/or download the full newsletter, click on the image below: Click here to read past issues of the JEDO… Continue Reading Read Issue 7 of the JEDO Newsletter now
The Caritas May eNews contains all the latest information on Caritas Australia’s work at home and overseas, including stories about their Women for the World events held in May, National Reconciliation Week 2016, and photos from this year’s Project Compassion activities. Read the newsletter here, or sign up to receive the newsletter by heading… Continue Reading Read the Caritas May Newsletter for all their latest news
The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) newsletter is out now and contains information and updates on the work of the ARRCC, upcoming events, and how to take action on climate change. Read it here. From the newsletter: The unseasonably warm weather may be disturbing to a lot of us, but let’s… Continue Reading ARRCC May newsletter: Stand up for strong climate policy before the election