CCJP CONDEMNS PRIME MINISTER RUDD’S ASYLUM SEEKER POLICY
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s extreme Pacific Solution is a dangerous and parochial response to what is a toxic debate on asylum seekers in Australia. Dumping thousands of displaced people on Papua New Guinea has all the hallmarks of an election quick fix, and takes little account of the risks to our democratically and socially fragile nearest neighbour…
It is the fellowship of the Cross to experience the burden of the other. If one does not experience it, the fellowship he belongs to is not Christian. If any member refuses to bear that burden, he denies the law of Christ. – The Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Read the full statement from Catholics in Coalition for Justice & Peace by clicking here.