Archive for the ‘Justice Issues’ Category
Iona Presentation College (Perth, WA) students chopped off their ponytails so they could be used to make wigs for breast cancer survivors, during their week-long MAD (Making a Difference) for Social Justice campaign held until Tuesday 5 September. “Someone needed the hair more than we do”‘ said student Hannah Howard (17), who grew her […]
80 Presentation people from around the world will gather in North Sydney from 23 – 30 September 2017 for the 7th International Presentation Association (IPA) Assembly with the theme: Our Feet know the Way … Our Hearts carry the Light. The assembly will reflect on the IPA Mission that is both local and global, with […]
370 men, women and children seeking protection, including 37 babies and 90 children, are at immediate risk of destitution in our communities after the Australian Government announced the end of income support and provision of accommodation. Last year Presentation people with many groups protested to the Australian Government against its attempt to send vulnerable […]
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.