Indigenous Australians: Treaties and Constitutional recognition Conference 24-25
11:35 am | Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Download a .pdf version of this newsletter. Confronting images from juvenile detention go round the world Bruce Duncan We need answers about why earlier…Aug 5 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
11:32 am | Monday 3rd October 6-8:30pm Launched by Dr John Little, Lonergan Society Catholic Theological College, 278 Victoria Parade, East…Aug 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
02:24 pm | Learning to understand & respect Islamic cultures & religion. Dr Herman Roborgh. Wednesday 7 September 7:30-9pm Yarra Theological Union Study…Aug 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
10:20 am | Indigenous Australians: Treaties and Constitutional recognition Conference 24-25 September Whitley College – University of Divinity, Melbourne. Cost: $80, or…Aug 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
08:31 pm | “The Winter of our Discontent and the Promise of Spring” 6 September: ‘The Age of Extremes’: From the ‘Great…Aug 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Heartlessness versus homelessness.
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‘Submission’ by Michele Houellebecq
Why the debates about Islam have gone off the rails.
Building a just peace.
Victoria’s response to family violence. A view from the Salvation Army.
Common ills & the common good.
Our mission: your social justice concerns.
Pope Francis supports social revolution among the Zapatistas in Mexico.
Nowhere to lay their heads: homeless in Melbourne.
Francis takes his message personally to Africa.
Pope Benedict on the environment.
11:25 am | Tony French. Over the last few months, I have been walking regularly at night down Swanston Street in the City. What is noticeable is the great number of people, invariably male, with blankets and bags sleeping rough in doorways and on the pavement. My initial reaction was, what a miserable place to doss for the…Aug 5 2016 / 1 Comment / Read More »
11:37 am | Peter Whiting. The long election campaign is over. The promises are all tabled, but the new government for the next three years is yet to be decided. Whichever party forms government notwithstanding, this election has been an opportunity lost. Neither of the major parties has addressed key structural issues which are impacting Australian society. What…Jul 5 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
10:31 am | Bruce Duncan. Not only have Australians been shocked by the cruel behaviour against Indigenous children in the Don Dale juvenile detention centre in the Northern Territory, but also images from the Four Corners program have stunned TV audiences around the world. How could children be subject to such appalling treatment in government institutions? Some 97 percent…Aug 5 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
12:12 pm | Brian Johnstone. Is the Catholic Church moving towards abandoning the traditional ‘just war’ theory? A Rome meeting in April of this year, organised by Pax Christi and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, brought together Christians active in justice and peace work throughout the world. A final statement, endorsed by the participants, called for…Jun 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
11:35 am | Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Download a .pdf version of this newsletter. Confronting images from juvenile detention go round the world Bruce Duncan We need answers about why earlier reports about human rights abuses of children in NT juvenile detention were not acted upon by the Northern Territory government. Why were…Aug 5 2016 / No Comment / Read More »