Asia Pacific Catholic Social Teachings

Catholic Social Teaching in Asia Pacific Catholic Social Teaching principles may take root in and be expressed through every culture. Each particular experience can enhance humanity’s understanding both of reality, and of God’s call through it. By examining the local and particular, universal Catholic Social Teaching principles may be recognized and understood more deeply. Local Bishops share with the Popes in the task of teaching on issues of social justice. The international and local teachings inform one another. This website holds up the experiences of the people of the Asia Pacific region by making Asia Pacific Catholic Social Teaching more widely known. Find Asia Pacific Catholic Social Teachings

Action Against Trafficking in Persons

Trafficking in persons is an affront to the dignity of all people. Here are some simple things that we can do about it: – buy fair trade products. Organisations like Fair Trade Australia New Zealand can help you locate sellers of fair trade products near you. – support action against trafficking taken by religious institutes for example the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans – donate to services that assist victims of trafficking in your own country and beyond – support programs that reduce poverty and build livelihoods for vulnerable groups to reduce their risk of becoming victims of trafficking – encourage your faith community to celebrate the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita – find out about the Global Freedom Network