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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Release David Hicks now, Bishop says

Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC), has called for the immediate release of Australian citizen David Hicks from detention at Guantanamo Bay.

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Execution of Saddam Hussein

The terrible spectacle of the execution of Saddam Hussein should remind all Christians of the pointlessness and obscenity of the death penalty.

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