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World Day of the Poor 2021

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Around the globe, the Catholic Church will celebrate the World Day of the Poor on 14 November. Pope Francis’ Message for this occasion takes as its starting point the words “the poor you will always have with you” (Mk 14:7). This Discussion Guide offers some starting points for personal or group reflection and discussion.

Global Vaccine Equity Action

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Pope Francis, and many other religious leaders, stress that vaccines are a common good, they only achieve their purpose if everyone has access to them: no one is safe until we are all safe.  In the context of a pandemic, and of an international pharmaceutical… Read More »Global Vaccine Equity Action

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Catholic support for Afghans

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The Australian Bishops’ Office for Justice, Ecology and Peace have co-signed a letter urging Federal Parliamentarians to take seven urgent and decisive actions to support and protect Afghan citizens and asylum seekers overseas and within Australia.  Principle signatory, Refugee Council of Australia have based these… Read More »Catholic support for Afghans