Tag: World Refugee Day

Prime Minister…Save Kids on Nauru_Aussie Kids appear in Advertising Campaign

http://www.acrt.com.au/ A group of young Aussie kids have appeared in an Advertising Campaign launched today asking the Prime Minister of Australia to save more than 100 young children in desperate trouble on Nauru.  Doctors who have visited the children are saying they will start dying if the government doesn’t save them, and bring them to… Continue Reading Prime Minister…Save Kids on Nauru_Aussie Kids appear in Advertising Campaign

Caritas Internationalis joint ecumenical statement for World Refugee Day_20 Jun 2017

Refugees: An opportunity to grow together   Joint ecumenical statement for World Refugee Day 2017   The Christian Bible tells the story of two men, Peter and Cornelius, utterly divided by religious belief and culture, who in encountering each other discovered a truth about God’s common will for them that neither had previously grasped. They… Continue Reading Caritas Internationalis joint ecumenical statement for World Refugee Day_20 Jun 2017

Refugee Week and World Refugee Day, 18-24 June 2017

Refugee Week Refugee Week is a national annual celebration of the contributions that refugees have made to Australian society, and a chance to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees. Refugee Week is organised by the Refugee Council of Australia, and in 2017 is taking place from the 18th to the 24th June.   The designated theme for Refugee… Continue Reading Refugee Week and World Refugee Day, 18-24 June 2017

Stand together #WithRefugees – Sign the petition – UNHCR

Each day war forces thousands of families to flee their homes. People like you, people like me. To escape the violence, they leave everything behind – everything except their hopes and dreams for a safer future. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency believes that all refugees deserve to live in safety. Add your name to the… Continue Reading Stand together #WithRefugees – Sign the petition – UNHCR

World Refugee Day and National Refugee Week Australia: 19th and 20th June 2016

  The 19th and 20th June mark important social justice days for celebrating and showing support for refugees and asylum seekers around the world. The 19th June is the first day of National Refugee Week in Australia, and 20th is the UN-declared World Refugee Day.   Both have the purpose of encouraging us  to welcome refugees… Continue Reading World Refugee Day and National Refugee Week Australia: 19th and 20th June 2016

‘A Movement of the Heart’: New Refugee Initiative From the Archdiocese of Brisbane

The Catholic Justice & Peace Commission of the Archdiocese of Brisbane has launched a new initiative on refugees, A Movement of the Heart, which will begin with a Novena of Prayer held from the Feast of the Sacred Heart, 12 June, to World Refugee Day, 20 June. “We want Catholics to come to grips with the… Continue Reading ‘A Movement of the Heart’: New Refugee Initiative From the Archdiocese of Brisbane

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