Australian Bishops Plea: Respect Asylum Seekers’ Rights

20140508-231547.jpgThe Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has issued a statement pleading with those in Government and the whole Australian community to have respect for the rights of asylum seekers. They denounce current policies as ‘institutionalised cruelty’, ask for an examination of conscience concerning racism and for an end to the dehumanisation of people in need.

Read their statement here.

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