Social Justice News
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Read the report from a fact-finding mission to West Papua entitled "We Will Lose Everything".
Listen to CRA Justice Coordinator Fr Claude Mostowik msc with other peace advocates on ABC Radio on rethinking the concept of "just war" after attending the groundbreaking conference in Rome on "Non-Violence and Just Peace" early this month.
Allegations of recent military and police intimidation, beatings and torture, kidnapping and murder in West Papua, have been documented in a new Church report based on a fact finding mission led by Josephite Sister Susan Connelly, reports The Catholic Leader.
Decent Australians and Timorese expect a change on the negotations of a maritime boundary. Turnbull will have to stop preaching on the South China Sea if he is not prepared to act in the Timor Sea, writes Father Franks Brennan sj in Eureka Street.
The western media largely missed the significance of Pope Francis’ February 2016 visit to Chiapas, in which he highlighted an indigenous social movement against neoliberalism and encouraged real participation in social reform, land ownership and empowerment of local and regional communities, writes Redemptorist Father Bruce Duncan.
The reflection series "Wake Up the World: Reflections with Pope Francis" explores justice issues through prayerful reflection of topics grounded on Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato si,’ his apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel) and other communications.