Reflections

Japanese Bishops’ Peace Message 75 Years After the War
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. Reflecting on these …

Reconciliation in Action
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 Heart, an…

Integral Ecology: A deeper insight into reality
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 reflect …

Aqua fons Vitae – Water is a Source of Life
Aqua fons Vitae – Water is a Source of Life

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.…

Dreams for the Amazon and Asia Pacific
Dreams for the Amazon and Asia Pacific

Sandie Cornish reflects on Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation on the Amazon and on his Lenten Message 2020.

Cardinal Turkson’s Press Statement at the World Economic Forum
Cardinal Turkson’s Press Statement at the World Economic Forum

https://youtu.be/N8w6ovaa9-k Cardinal Turkson calls for a greater sense of urgency in our response to the cry of the poor and the cry of the earth. Cardinal Peter K.A. Turkson, Prefect of the Dicas…