Do I feel it more if people of my own religious convictions or ethnic identity are persecuted? What more can I do to show my solidarity with others who are persecuted because of their religious convictions or ethnic identity?
Does our service and accompaniment of others lead us to defend their rights? Can our action marry charity and justice more effectively? What might be holding us back?
A Constitutional Conversation is going on in the Pacific country of Aotearoa New Zealand. In their submission, the Catholic Bishops support moving to a written constitution and have proposed an Introduction for such a constitution. They explore the meaning of freedom, truth and responsibility. Read their submission here. Development agency Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has […]
Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chair of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, has issued a Pastoral Letter calling for social security allowances in Australia to be increased. Allowances for unemployed people and single parents are well below the poverty line. Bishop Saunders argues that adequate income support is a human right and a demand of the […]