Does your diocese or parish have a Reconciliation Action Plan? In this video Cynthia Rowan and Archbishop Mark Coleridge talk about Indigenous deaths in custody, the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and the development of parish Reconciliation Action Plans in the Brisbane archdiocese. Cynthia is a Birra Gubba woman, an accomplished educator, and a former member of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council.
In the video Archbishop Coleridge comments on the shocking events that sparked the Black Lives Matter protests around the world and calls Australians to put their own house in order too. You will find more ethical reflection on racism and the Black Lives Matter movement here.