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

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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 online launches are being planned to break open the message and respond to the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor.

Archdiocese of Brisbane

The Archdiocese of Brisbane will hold a face-to-face launch with Bishop Ken Howell, Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane and guest speaker, Dr Maeve Heaney, ACU Brisbane.

Held on Wednesday 25 August 2021 at St James’ Parish Hall, Coorparoo, the event will start at 7:30pm.

The event may also be lived streamed and for more information contact Peter Arndt via email arndtp@bne.catholic.net.au

Archdiocese of Perth

The Archdiocese of Perth’s Justice, Ecology and Development office is holding a launch on the Statement on Thursday the 19th of August at 10am.

Join Carol Mitchell and the team at Newman College to discuss the Social Justice Statement 2021-22.

For more information email: jedo@perthcatholic.org.au 

Diocese of Parramatta

The Diocese of Parramatta are holding a schools launch on the 13th of October where Bishop Vincent will speak with students who will then discuss the statement and makes plans for how they can live this out in their school environments.

Due to COVID-19 the event may go online and for more information contact sebastian.salaske-lentern@parracatholic.org 

For more information and resources on the Social Justice Statement 2021-22 visit https://socialjustice.catholic.org.au/2021/06/24/social-justice-statement-2021-22/