Archive for the ‘Justice Issues’ Category
Pope Francis urges us ‘to have a deep desire to change this world and leave this earth a better place than we found it’. (Evangelii Gaudium) To do this we must name and face every injustice and exploitation which scar our society and world. (The Tablet 20/5/17). In the Winter 2017 edition of Justice […]
Presentation sisters across Australia are giving support to create the largest multi-electorate petition in Australia’s history and make it impossible for our Federal Members of Parliament to ignore that our communities want climate justice. Timed to coincide with Government reviews of progress towards Paris Climate Agreement targets, the community petitions call on the Australian Government to take […]
As the UN Commission on the Oceans gathers in Sweden for this World Day of the Ocean on 8 June, the Catholic Bishops of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Solomon Islands are urging the PNG Government to ban deep sea mining.
This Friday 26 May 2017 is commemorated as National Sorry Day. Australians are invited to come together and share the steps towards healing for the Stolen Generations, their families and communities. The Indigenous Australians who were forcibly removed from their families and communities are known as the Stolen Generations. On 26 May 1997 the […]
In this Easter reflection we remember the ‘buried hopes‘ of over 65 million displaced, refugee and asylum seeking children, women and men across our world who seek safety, dignity, protection and justice. ‘The Stone‘ (1994) is a poem by Raphael Consedine pbvm (1928 – 2000) published by Presentation Sisters Victoria in a collection […]
Featuring The Cry of the Earth and the effects of climate change; Presentation people responding to The Cry of the Poor; Logham’s story and actions for asylum seekers in the community; Steps towards Indigenous reconciliation; Referendum dialogues. Download Justice Jottings Autumn 2017