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Reflections on Capital Punishment in the light of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

Indonesia has announced that they will execute six people including two Australians of the Bali 9 who were charged with drug offences in 2005. While Myuran Sukumaran’s clemency plea has been rejected, Andrew Chan has yet to receive any answer. The following are reflections from Fr Peter Smith, Justice and Peace Promoter of the Archdiocese, on Capital Punishment in light … Continue reading Reflections on Capital Punishment in the light of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

Archdiocese Justice Gathering to Focus on Sport as “A Crown for Australia” – Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese

Archdiocese Justice Gathering to Focus on Sport as “A Crown for Australia” Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese, 23 Oct 2014 A Crown for Australia – The Australian Catholic Bishop’s Social Justice Statement for 2014-2015 Australia has the reputation of being a ‘sporting nation’, but how often do Australian Catholics contemplate the link between participating in sport … Continue reading Archdiocese Justice Gathering to Focus on Sport as “A Crown for Australia” – Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese

Sydney’s Catholics Encouraged to Get Behind Anti-Poverty Week 2014 – Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese

Sydney’s Catholics Encouraged to Get Behind Anti-Poverty Week 2014 Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese, 16 Oct 2014 Anti-Poverty Week 2014 runs from 12-18 October With the latest national statistics showing poverty is on the rise in Australia, and with more than 2.5 million people, including one in six children struggling to fulfil their daily basic needs, … Continue reading Sydney’s Catholics Encouraged to Get Behind Anti-Poverty Week 2014 – Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese