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“Our challenge is to accompany people from the margins into a journey towards the fullness of life and love. We are meant to be in the coalface, in the messiness of it all and at the same time in fidelity to the Gospel… Like Christ in his ministry among the sick and the lost, we are called to meet God in the most unlikely people and places. We, too, must be in that frontier space. “

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Local Launches for ‘Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor’

Across the country, coordinators, teachers, advocates and volunteers will make the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Social Justice Statement come alive in their communities. Face-to-face or onli…

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5 Prayer Cards Available for ‘Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor’

Five prayer cards are now available toto support parishes, schools and communities to respond to the Social Justice Statement 2021-22: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor as well as on their 7 year jour…

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Social Justice Statement 2021-22

The Bishop’s Social Justice Statement 2021-22: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor, affirms that “we human beings need a change of heart, mind, and behaviour.’ It draws from Scripture, from the theologi…

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Sowers of Hope Recording Released

The recording of the Laudato Si’ – Sowers of Hope online reflection hosted by the Office of Social Justice and Caritas Australia’s Catholic Earthcare is now released and available online. The reflecti…

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Bishops Appeal for Asylum Seekers

Australian Bishops have written to various members of Parliament appealing for greater welcome, support and inclusion of people seeking asylum and granted refuge. Bishop Michael McCarthy of Rockhampto…

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Australian Government family reunion policies have been found to ‘prolong family separation and exacerbate its negative effects’ in Jesuit Refugee Service Australia’s submission (JRS) to the Senate St…