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Share My Journey From Danger

Hear a first-hand account of the refugee journey from a young Afghan asylum seeker who escaped the Taliban.

There will also be a talk by Phil Glendenning – Director of the Edmund Rice Centre and President of the Refugee Council of Australia.

There will be […]

Vatican and U.N. team up on climate change against skeptics (from Reuters)

VATICAN CITY | BY PHILIP PULLELLA

Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:30am EDT

Pope Francis shakes hands with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) during a meeting at the Vatican April 28, 2015.

from: REUTERS/OSSERVATORE ROMANO (Reuters) – The Vatican and the United Nations teamed up to warn the world of the effects […]

Catholics, caring for the environment, concerned about Climate Change.

The Global Catholic Climate Movement – for God’s Creation, the Poor and future generations is echoing the call of Pope Francis,

“On climate change – there is a clear, definitive and ineluctable ethical imperative to act.” The Global Catholic Climate Movement formed from almost 100 Catholic organizations concerned about human-made climate change. United by […]

NetAct and the 2015 NSW State Election

Download “Caring for Tomorrow – A responsibility of each of us” – a reflection on the following issues in the light of Gospel values and Catholic Social Teaching.

1. Aboriginal Juvenile Imprisonment Rates

2. The Coal Seam Gas Industry

3. Educating for Life

4. The Environment – Our Precious Inheritance

5. Food Sustainability

6. […]

Social Justice and the Steady State Economy

Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet

There is a growing recognition that infinite economic growth is not possible on a finite planet and that the human race (largely the rich) is presently living beyond the means of the Earth to sustain our present life style. While some concerned individuals have given up hope that […]

World Day of Peace Message 2015

Every year the Pope issues a message for the World Day of Peace on 1 January. This year the title is No Longer Slaves, but Brothers and Sisters.

Sandie Cornish provides a summary of Pope Francis’ Message, a link to the full text, and some questions for reflection here.

Social Justice Twilight Reflection Evening – Refugees and Asylum Seekers