G20 Action by Churches

The Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane’s Justice and Peace Commission is encouraging Catholics to join other Christian Churches in prayer vigils at the time of the G20 Summit. They explain: In the lead up to this G 20 Summit the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission has joined with Queensland Churches Together in prayer vigils to...

Asia Bibi Day of Prayer

The Catholic Archdiocese of Lahore in Pakistan has designated 19 October as a day of prayer for Asia Bibi. Asia Bibi loses Appeal Asia Bibi was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 and sentenced to death. In a decision described by Bishop Ruffin Anthony of Islamabad / Rawalpindi as ‘heartbreaking’, the mother of five lost...

Lifting up Our Voices to Eliminate Poverty

It’s Anti Poverty Week so I’ve been thinking about how we can take action. This is my reflection for Restless Press. It expands on the following article that I wrote for CatholicCare Sydney. Lifting up our Voices for the Elimination of Poverty Some of Millennium Development Goals, which aim at halving extreme poverty by...