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Sydney Alliance have a Win!

Building an agenda for the common good“A personal relationship with Jesus always must be transformed into action, service and love for others” (Pope Benedict XVI). Sydney Alliance is a citizen’s coalition whose purpose is to act for the common good to achieve social change. It currently has more than 30 diverse member organisations, among […]

Sydney Alliance March Town Hall meeting, Bridging Sydney 2014

(Text taken from the pamphlet distributed by Sydney Alliance on the evening of the meeting).

Sydney Alliance Agenda for the Common Good March 2014 […]

Questioning Growth: Climate Change and the Economy Forum

You are invited to attend a screening of

“Hooked on Growth” followed by discussion on how to move towards a sustainable steady state economySaturday, 22nd March 20141.00 p.m. — 5.00 p.m.Mitchell TheatreSydney Mechanics’ School of ArtsLevel 1, 280 Pitt St, SydneyCost: $5 unwaged, $10 waged, $20 passionate

1.00 – 1.15 […]


From the Saint Vincent de Paul Society – August 2013

Why is homelessness a priority issue in your local electorate?


See Labor Party’s Commitment.Vinnies welcomes PM’s renewed pledge to halve homelessness

Homelessness is a serious issue that affects 105,237 people every night across Australia. Most of us come in contact with a […]

Unjust debt goes to the heart of inequality. We need a new jubilee.

Only far-reaching changes to the global economy will stop the burden of debt falling on the poorest in our societies

Dr John Sentamu – the Archbishop of York

John Sentamu guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 9 October 2012 08.30 BST

Ten years ago I was part of a movement called Jubilee 2000, which changed […]

Faith in Mining? An Interfaith Forum – 14th Oct. 2012


To Love to the End – Prof Nicholas Tonti-Filippini













Prof Nicholas Tonti-Filippini

Prof Nicholas Tonti-Filippini,Associate Dean and Head of Bioethics at the John Paul II Institute, MelbourneThursday 27 September, 9.30am–11.00amBldg 2 Caroline Chisholm Centre423 Pennant Hills Rd (enter via City View Rd) Pennant Hills OR

Thursday 27 September, […]

NEW! Simply Sharing 2012 – Peace and Development website and ‘app’

www.simplysharing.org.au What is the relationship between conflict and poverty?Can community development be a tool for peace? Explore these questions and more with the new 2012 Simply Sharing ‘app’ and website. The ‘app’ can be downloaded or viewed online. The website has many more resources to assist your community to learn, pray and act for […]

Elites Loot Africa While Foreign Debt Mounts

Global Financial Integrity hosts an interesting article from the website, Financial Integrity Task force. It come from Yale Global. Its authors are James Boyce and Léonce Ndikumana. They say:

It was an African equivalent of stealing the Brooklyn Bridge, and for four years, nobody noticed. From 2007 to 2010, $32 billion in public funds […]

Pathway Through the Maze

What living conditions do you imagine when you hear the words “filthy”, “foul” and “slum”? Rubbish heaps in the third world? Actually, such living conditions are not uncommon in all areas of Sydney. Catholic Community Services has also been training other community agencies to support early intervention for those living in squalor. Over 680 […]