Archive for the ‘Justice Issues’ Category

31, Aug

  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 […]

7, Jul

  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 […]

6, Jul

  Presentation sisters across Australia are giving support to create the largest multi-electorate petition in Australia‚Äôs 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 […]

6, Jun

  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.

23, May

  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 […]

11, Apr

    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 […]