Gap between wealth and poverty in Australia widens

Has the gap between wealth and poverty in Australia widened since the Catholic Bishops issued a major statement on the subject ten years ago?

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Catholic Justice Council releases Discussion Guide on war and peace

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council has released a Discussion Guide titled “The Church speaks on war and peace”.

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Catholic justice council questions “pre-deployment”

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council has questioned the so-called ‘pre-deployment’ of Australian forces to the Middle East.

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ASIO Bill debated on Human Rights Day

On International Human Rights Day, the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council has called for all political parties to consider opposing the ASIO Bill if proposals ensuring the preservation of basic human rights fail.

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Changes to immigration detention – an important first step

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) and the Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) today welcomed moves by both of the major political parties towards a more humane treatment of asylum seekers.

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