Social Justice News
For news and resources on specific justice issues (Asylum seekers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice, Ecological Justice, Economic Justice and Human Trafficking), please proceed to Issues & Advocacy.
The Gospel call challenges us to help create a just society. Through our prayer and discernment, we can cast a vote that is responsible and together we can make an impact by identifying where the injustices are, really listening to the people affected, and then harnessing the potential of all Religious and colleagues to influence change.
A successful educational partnership between the Archdiocese of Erbil, Catholic Religious Australia Queensland (CRAQld) and the Australian Catholic University (ACU) is helping to establish a peaceful and productive future for Christians in Iraq's north, writes Paul Dobbyn.
Dr Charles Rue ssc, Coordinator for the Columban Justice Peace and Integrity in Australia (JPICoz) understands the zeal for the sacred and the activism of the secular. He discusses the mutuality between liturgy and justice and points out that both give meaning and motive to each other, yielding a richer spirituality of justice
The Church’s National Committee for Professional Standards invites every Catholic in Australia to take an active part in National Child Protection Week from 2-8 September and, in particular, follow the liturgy to pray for the safety of our children on Child Protection Sunday.
Preparations for the observance of this week has been coordinated by a committee of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) and has been overwhelmed by the response and request for additional material.