Back National Apology with community development

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) is calling on Federal Government to shift the Northern Territory Emergency Response into its community development phase.

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Bishop calls on Australian Government to step up international peace effort

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) has urged the Australian Government to step up international efforts to ensure a ceasefire among Israelis and Palestinians is lasting.

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Human Rights Day: Bishop joins Indigenous leader in call for justice

On Human Rights Day, we celebrate the advances we have made in human rights and remember the injustices we still have to redress, said Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, and Mrs Elsie Heiss, Chairperson of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council.

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Death penalty debate must restore consistency

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, meeting in Sydney, has called on Federal Parliament to hasten the debate regarding the death penalty. The ACSJC supports the notice of motion by Chris Hayes MP, Member for Werriwa, for Australia to adopt a stronger and more consistent stance against capital punishment.

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Bishop says Australia must assume greater responsibility for migrant workers

In a Pastoral Letter issued for the Feast Day of St Joseph the Worker (1st May), Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, has called for greater vigilance over the working conditions of migrant workers.

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