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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New paper confronts attitudes on death penalty

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council has released a new publication. Confronting the Death Penalty: People, politics and principle, will be launched by Archbishop John Bathersby

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Launch of Bishops’ Statement: ‘Who Is My Neighbour? Australia’s Role as a Global Citizen’

The 2007 Social Justice Sunday Statement, issued by the Catholic Bishops of Australia, will be launched on Monday 17 September at the Isabel Menton Theatre, Mary MacKillop Place, 11 Mount Street, North Sydney, at 1.45 pm for 2.00 pm.

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Bishop calls on politicians to help put work in proper perspective

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 (ACSJC), has called on Government to regularly release data on the terms and conditions of Australian Workplace Agreements.

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