Posts Tagged ‘asylum seeker’

11, Nov

Fifty leaders representing diverse faith groups met with Members and Senators at Parliament House, Canberra on October 15th, calling on them to restore Australia’s standing as a compassionate nation by winding back policies negatively impacting on people escaping violence, persecution and death.   Sr Anne Lane PBVM, representing Catholic Religious Australia, said the faith leaders […]

28, Oct

Sr Suzanne Gentle, Co-ordinator of Centacare Community Connections Cannon Hill in Brisbane, tells of Centacare’s support for refugees. “One of our programmes, ‘Welcome Circles’  offers support, education, practical assistance and advocacy to refugees and asylum seekers..  By offering a safe and peaceful environment men and women can meet other people, learn new skills, speak to […]