Australia’s Catholic bishops have joined the bishops of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in calling for detainees on Manus Island and Nauru to be resettled in Australia – eight years after the advent of mandatory offshore detention. “The indefinite detention of people, many of whom pose no threat or have not been convicted … Continue reading Australia’s Catholic Bishops call for detainees to be resettled in Australia
On the 8th anniversary of the Australian Parliament legislating mandatory offshore detention for people seeking asylum arriving by boat after 19 July 2013 and barring them from ever settling in Australia, Fr Giorgio Lincini (General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands) has called on the Australian Government give … Continue reading Catholic Bishops call for freedom and a home for those detained on Manus and Nauru
by Ruth Moraes Over ninety people gathered on Zoom on Wednesday 30th June 2021 for the Annual Tri-Diocesan Social Justice Reflection evening to reflect on the themes of the current Social Justice Statement “To Live Life to the Full: Mental Health in Australia Today”. Hosted by the Diocese of Broken Bay in conjunction with the Archdiocese … Continue reading Everyone has Something to Offer
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