The message of Easter

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council invites all people of good will to use these days of Holy Week to reflect on the message of Easter.

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40th Anniversary of Pacem in Terris

Forty years ago, on April 11 1963, Pope John XXIII released the encyclical Pacem in Terris, Peace on Earth. 

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War on Iraq

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council notes with great sadness and deep regret the decision to declare war on Iraq, and is dismayed that Australia is now engaged in a war that does not have the support of the United Nations and the international community.

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War on Iraq unjust and immoral

War on Iraq fails to meet the conditions enshrined in the criteria for a just war and hence would be immoral and unjust, according to a publication of the peak Catholic social justice body in Australia.

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Catholic study condemns war

An 18,000-word Catholic Church document has severely criticised the reasons given by the US and Australian governments for a war on Iraq as `contrived and misleading’.

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