Brothers and Sisters All – On Fraternity and Social Friendship On the vigil of the Feast of St Francis of Assisi this year, Pope Francis signed his latest Encyclical Fratelli Tutti (Brothers and Sisters all) on fraternity and social friendship. Although Pope Francis started writing the encyclical before the COVID – 19 Pandemic, it has … Continue reading FRATELLI TUTTI – New Encyclical
Like Jesus Christ, forced to flee. The World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020 was celebrated on 27 September 2020 under the theme chosen by Pope Francis “Like Jesus Christ, forced to flee”. His message for the day continued his previous exhortations to welcome, protect, promote and integrate migrants and refugees with a particular focus … Continue reading WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES 2020
Our latest Act Justly is available here. Dear Readers, As spring begins to turn to summer, things are looking better for many of us in Australia. The pandemic appears to be abating here and slowly we are re-joining our communities, work places and even having picnics again – though lying in the sun still a bridge … Continue reading New Act Justly – October November 2020
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