Reflections

Kinchela Boys Speak on Sorry Day & Reconciliation Week

Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation, a partner of Caritas Australia, has created two video resources where survivors of the Stolen Generation share what Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week mean t…

Who are We Before God and in Creation?

This paper was presented by Dr Sandie Cornish at the Catholic Earthcare Convocation 2020 on 3 September 2020. Integral ecology in the spirituality of Catholic Social Teaching Many people expected&hell…

Social Discernment & the Plenary Council

In these days of preparation for the Assemblies of the Plenary Council of the Church in Australia the word ‘discernment’ is suddenly being bandied about everywhere. It is often misused…&nbs…

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Japanese Bishops’ Peace Message 75 Years After the War

Seventy-five years have passed since the Battle of Okinawa, the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the end of the Second World War, and the founding of the United Nations.… 

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Reconciliation in Action

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…&n…

Integral Ecology: A deeper insight into reality

Reflection by Dr David Tutty, Executive Officer, Toowoomba Diocese Social Justice Council As part of my preparation for Laudato Si’ Week (May 16-24), I chose to reread the encyclical and…&nbs…