Commission for Social Justice, Mission and Service Chair, Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv, Office for Social Justice Director John Ferguson, and Australian Catholic Social Justice Council Chair Dr Cristina Gomez are among the Catholic leaders who have appealed to the Federal Government to… Read More »Leave Nobody Behind in COVID-19 Response
It is true that aqua fons vitae – “water is a source of life”. The survival and health of human beings depend directly on water, and so does the production of food, energy and many consumer goods. The Earth’s biodiversity, the functioning of the various… Read More »Aqua fons Vitae – Water is a Source of Life
As Australia responds to the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, Caritas Australia is urging thousands of school children, teachers, churches and community leaders across Australia to support its work with vulnerable communities facing the pandemic.
Do you have a story of an innovation or good practice to share with Catholic organisations around the world? We are interested to hear how you are helping asylum-seekers, refugees, international students, temporary residents and migrants during this crisis and seeking to prevent the spread… Read More »Sharing Action
The Dicastery for Integral Human Development is helping Pope Francis to galvanise Vatican agencies to respond to the pandemic, embrace hope and imagine the future. Cardinal Turkson, explains in the video below that five Working Groups have been established to support local churches to respond… Read More »COVID-19 Commission Communicating Hope
Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen, Chair of the Bishops Commission for Social Justice, Mission and Service, issued a Pastoral Message for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker. The Message and accompanying video focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our work lives.… Read More »Feast of St Joseph the Worker Pastoral Message 2020
Bishop Vincent Long, Chair of the Bishops Commission for Social Justice – Mission and Service, is among the signatories to an appeal to the Federal Government to extend the JobKeeper scheme so that no one is excluded on the basis of their visa status. The… Read More »JobKeeper Should not Leave Migrants Behind