Australian Bishops Call for Time Limit on Asylum Seeker Detention
In a Message for Australia Day (26 January 2012) the Commission for Justice, Ecology and Development of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has called for more compassionate treatment of asylum seekers. Four of the Bishops who signed this statement minister directly to asylum seekers in immigration detention centres located in their dioceses. They say...
Australian Bishops’ Social Media Protocol
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has updated its social networking protocol. It encourages the use of new media for evangelisation and insists on the importance of upholding human dignity in the virtual world. Read the protocol here.