by Ruth Moraes As Popes have done for over half a century, Pope Francis celebrated the World Day of Peace for 2022 on 1 January. In his Angelus address, Pope Francis emphasised the fact that peace is both a gift from God and the result of a shared commitment among human beings. His address echoed some of … Continue reading Peace: Gift and Work
by Julie Macken I remember the first time I realised we had all entered a new global paradigm where my humanity had just been devalued – a great deal. I was a journalist with The Australian Financial Review (AFR). The AFR was a newspaper owned by Fairfax at the time. We had a new CEO, … Continue reading I am not my own product
by Dr. Robbie Lloyd First People all over the world have been working with colonial and post-colonial regimes for decades, to try to help them to understand that reconciling is a foundation for healthy nationhood. Continuing to deny the oppression of Indigenous peoples is a cancer on the souls of those running nations founded as … Continue reading Reconciling is an Ongoing Experience
The Justice and Peace Office works collaboratively with other Catholic organisations, and with people of all faiths and none, to address shared concerns in a range of social justice areas.