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Media Releases 2016

Thursday, 31 March 2016 13:01

Josephites question nuclear waste proposal

josephite justice office logo 150Josephites around Australia have joined in questioning the proposal to import high-level nuclear waste into Australia according to a media release.

Syrian children photoThe month of March marks the 5th anniversary of the escalation of violence in Syria, described as one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world today. The Caritas global network has collectively reached 1.8 million Syrians in the past year yet more help is needed, urged Caritas Australia in a media release.

Marcelle Mogg conferenceCatholic Social Services Australia (CSSA) welcomes the Australian Labor Party’s commitment to tackle the enduring and growing problems of inequality, poverty, intergenerational disadvantage and unemployment in Australia.

tjhc logo150The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is seeking submissions to a major research project on out of home care (OOHC) where children were often at a heightened risk of sexual abuse.

catholic missionCatholic Mission is urging Australians to reach out to residents of Fiji following a category five cyclone that devastated the island at the weekend.

Bp Paul BirdThe decision of Ballarat Bishop Paul Bird cssr to make himself a defendant in historic child sex abuse civil claims was lauded for its leadership in restoring the credibility and trust in the Catholic Church.

francis sullivan150Australian Bishops and Religious Leaders are morally obliged to do everything they can to ensure police are aware of incidents of child sex abuse, said Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Truth Justice and Healing Council (TJHC) in a media release.

common grace sanctuaryTwo of Australia’s largest Catholic healthcare organisations have offered to provide medical support to any of the 267 asylum seekers applying for church sanctuary to avoid their forced removal to Nauru and are encouraging other hospital groups to do the same.

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