In the first six weeks of 2015, CatholicCare Sydney’s telephone counselling service Parent Line NSW has received a 300% increase in the number of calls from families experiencing domestic violence, compared to the same period in 2014. “We believe it may be a result of the increased public awareness surrounding family violence following Rosie Batty’s … Continue reading Phone Counselling Service Sees 300% Rise in Domestic Violence Calls by CatholicCare
A Play about Homelessness by Kinetic Energy and a rally against the extremely unjust Free Trade Agreement called the TransPacific Partnership Agreement being negotiated in secret by our Government. Members of the St Columban’s Mission Society in Latin America, USA, Fiji, the Philippines and we here in Australia are dead against this as it is … Continue reading A Play about Homelessness & Taking Action: TTP
Was there any Australian who did not cringe with shame when it became public that Australia had been spying on the Timorese in an effort to gain an advantage in the negotiations taking place over the boundary between Australia and Timor-Leste and the future of the rich oil fields in the region? The disgrace and … Continue reading It’s Time to Draw a Line in the Water by Phil Jones
Come along to Catholic Earthcare’s free National Energy Efficiency Network workshop and learn how to save energy and money! You may not be able to control the cost of energy but you can control how you use it efficiently. The energy you don’t use is the cheapest energy there is, so make sure energy efficiency is on … Continue reading Catholic Earthcare’s free National Energy Efficiency Network Workshop
Pope Francis meets President Anote Tong of Kiribati The President of Kiribati Anote Tong and a delegation of Kiribati leaders has met with Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic church. A statement released by the Vatican after the meeting said the main topic of conversation had been the protection of the environment and the … Continue reading Pacific Calling Partnership need your help!