Church Agencies Speak Out for Victims of Torture

On 26 June the international community marks the International Day in Support of Survivors of Torture.

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Catholic Justice Group Supports International Criminal Court

The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council strongly supports the establishment of an International Criminal Court, and urges all Members of Parliament to work towards Australia’s ratification of the Rome Statute.

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Bishop Calls for More Time and Thought on Terror Legislation

Bishop Christopher Saunders, Acting Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, today welcomed recommendations by the Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee to amend radical new terror legislation proposed by the Government, but warned that the recommendations do not address all of the concerns raised by the community.

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Bishop Joins Calls for International Intervention in the Holy Land

Responding to the escalation of violence in the Holy Land, Bishop William Morris, Acting Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council issued the following statement today:

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Bishop Welcomes Scrutiny of Anti-Terrorism Bills

“While the Government must ensure that Australia’s national security arrangements are adequate, especially in the light of last year’s terrible terror attacks, it is essential that all such arrangements respect and protect human rights”, said Bishop William Morris, Acting Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council today.

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