“The new resettlement arrangements with Papua New Guinea are based on the premise that it is wrong for people fleeing from persecution to seek asylum in Australia” said Bishop Hanna “this is fundamentally untrue.” Read the statement from the Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office here.
For three days in July 2013, a 12-minute video depicting the lives and struggles of refugees was projected on the façade of the church of the Gesu in Rome. It is the mother church of the Jesuits and a place which has traditionally opened its doors to asylum seekers, in continuation with the ancient vocation […]
This prezi provides an overview of Catholic Social Teaching on Migration https://t.co/xWhca9xqze — Sandie Cornish (@SandieCornish) July 5, 2013
The Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People and the Pontifical Council Cor Unum have published pastoral guidelines on the care of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons. Discussion Guide Refugees & Displaced Persons Pastoral Guidelines provides an overview and is intended to help parishes, schools and social justice groups to […]
Here’s an article that I wrote about how our spirituality can be a catalyst for transforming political discourse. Our understandings of God, what it is to be human, and of the material world are reflected in our values and lifestyles as well as our religious practices, and they should influence our participation in political discourse. […]