By Beth Doherty Note: For a copy of the Social Justice statement, or for more information, visit http://www.socialjustice.catholic.org.au/ Social Justice Sunday was celebrated in parishes over the weekend of 24 September and this year’s statement by the bishops is on a unique and timely subject: prisons and the justice system. The statement is hopeful and...
By Bishop Pat Power There are many Australians today who are living on the Newstart allowance, one of the lowest payments available to those who are currently out of work. The payment totals about $35 a day, which in a country like Australia makes it impossible to make ends meet. One of the things I’ve...
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