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Social Justice Statement

  • Local launch of Social Justice Statement

    By Sr Louise McKeogh FMA, Catholic Outlook, November 2016 Social Justice Sunday on 25 September 2016 saw a most significant and meaningful launch of this year’s Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Statement at Sacred Heart Parish, Blackheath. To view a gallery of photos from the launch, click here. the...
  • Local launch of 2016-17 Social Justice Statement

    Address by Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, given at the diocesan launch of the Australian Catholic Bishops 2016-17 Social Justice Statement, Sacred Heart Parish, Blackheath, on Sunday 25 September. Friends, Welcome to the diocesan launch of this year’s Social Justice Statement by the Australian Catholic...
  • The mission of the Church is to care for humanity

    Following the 2015-2016 Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Social Justice Statement on asylum seekers and refugees (see article opposite), CatholicOutlook chatted to prominent refugee, Schools Liaison Officer for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, and Permanent Diaconate candidate, John Cinya. A refugee from South Sudan who fled the civil war in...
  • Welcoming The Australian Bishops 2015/2016 Social Justice Statement In Parramatta

    The Australian Bishops launched their 2015/2016 Social Justice Statement on the 9th September at Mary MacKillop Place, North Sydney, the same day the Australian Government announced their increased intake of 12,000 Syrians. The launch also paralleled the moment people from across the world were stopped by the media image...