Australian Catholic Social Justice Council calls on Australia to receive the people on the Tampa

How can the baptised claim to welcome Christ if they close the door to the foreigner who comes knocking?   (Pope John Paul II)

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A Vote for Social Justice

“Before the end of the year there will be a Federal Election.  Voting is not only a right, it is also a duty that we should undertake seriously with a view to the common good.

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Social Justice Council Calls on Catholics to Welcome Asylum Seekers

Today Sandie Cornish, National Executive Officer, of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, announced the publication of an action leaflet titled Ten Steps Towards Welcoming Asylum Seekers and an accompanying prayer card.

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Sean McDonagh Speaks Out Against the Patenting of Living Things

Noted author, environmentalist and Columban priest, Sean McDonagh, has condemned the patenting of living things in a new publication from the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council.

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Catholic Bishops advise on the Care of Migrants and Refugees

A Statement on the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Refugees will be launched today by the President of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Archbishop Francis P. Carroll, at 1pm at Favier House in Canberra today.

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