Dear Readers, Since our last edition of Act Justly we have all been through an historic summer and unprecedented fire season – and there’s still a month or so to go. Here at the Justice and Peace Office some of us have been fighting the fires, some of us have lost property to the fire … Continue reading New Act Justly – February-March 2020
Peace as a Journey of Hope: Dialogue, Reconciliation and Ecological Conversion Pope Saint Paul VI instituted the World Day of Peace in 1968. The Church celebrates it each year on 1 January and the Pope issues a special World Day of Peace Message for the occasion. The theme for the World Day of Peace Message … Continue reading World Day of Peace 2020
In his Christmas message for 2019, Archbishop Anthony Fisher emphasises that God came from heaven to Earth at Christmas in the form of a tiny baby because every human being matters. “Christmas tells us we are valued, we are wanted we are loved. Each one of us is precious, irreplaceable, made for greatness. You matter … Continue reading Archbishop Fisher’s Christmas Message 2019
This short video gives a snapshot of the Sydney Street Feast 2019 which the Justice and Peace Office of the Archdiocese of Sydney hosted to mark the World Day of the Poor.
On 6 December 2019 Bishop Vincent Long, in his capacity as Chair of the Commission for Social Justice – Mission and Service of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference issued a media release on the repeal of the Medevac legislation and the urgent need to find a dignified solution for all those still in offshore detention. … Continue reading Media Release: On the “Medevac” Repeal