Pope John Paul II: Pilgrim of Peace and Champion of Justice

As the world mourns the loss of Pope John Paul II, Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council says he will be remembered as a “Pilgrim of Peace” and a “Champion of Justice.”

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Plight of all in immigration detention must be considered

Following the recent revelation of Cornelia Rau’s detention, the Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) and the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) have joined calls for the Government to ensure an adequate process of inquiry – to prevent a repeat of this person’s ordeal and to address the similar treatment of all people in detention.

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Council urges "Come to the table on Timor Sea"

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) today urged the Australian Government to do all in its power to ensure East Timor has early access to revenues from the oil and gas resources of the Timor Sea.

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Don't Forget Hicks and Habib on Human Rights Day

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) has called on the Federal Government to act now to secure justice for two Australians who have been detained for over three years in US interrogation facilities.

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Power Walk Supports Long Journey to Justice

Champion footballer Michael Long’s walk to Canberra for justice for Indigenous Australians has been welcomed by the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC).

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