An election campaign in Reconciliation Week? Amid silence on Indigenous affairs, here’s what must be done.
Jon Altman, Deakin University For the first time
01:35 pm | Download a .pdf of this newsletter. Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Royal Commission needed on banking & financial services in Australia Among key election issues is the state of…Jun 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
02:58 pm | A dialogue about believing in a time of disillusionment- with Prof. Frank Brennan SJ AO. Monday 11 July, 5.00–6.30pm…Jun 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
12:00 pm | Rosanne Taggerty Tuesday 2 August 2016, 12-2.00 pm Supper Room, Melbourne Town Hall, Swanston St. Rosanne Taggerty is president…Jun 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
11:49 am | by Mark Walsh Sunday 10 July, 3pm The annual Sr Shirley Sedawie Oration The King David School, Junior Campus,…Jun 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Building a just peace.
Victoria’s response to family violence. A view from the Salvation Army.
Common ills & the common good.
Our mission: your social justice concerns.
Pope Francis supports social revolution among the Zapatistas in Mexico.
Nowhere to lay their heads: homeless in Melbourne.
Francis takes his message personally to Africa.
Pope Benedict on the environment.
Towards an ecological conversion.
Mr Abbott unveiled.
Pope Francis: prioritising social justice.
Review of Gerard Henderson’s ‘Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man’.
Pope Francis in the USA: reshaping the global agenda.
06:03 pm | Reviewed by Kevin Peoples. This politically-charged book reads like a great dramatic novel. The drama is fixed in a clash of values. On one side are the powerful free-market fundamentalists. They are the rich and powerful of the world, committed to wealth, consumerism, and materialism, the articulate voices for profit-driven growth. Their actions rape the…Apr 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
12:37 pm | Increasingly concerned about the extent of corporate misconduct, many informed voices have been calling for a royal commission into banking and financial services. There is too much misconduct to be explained by the action of rogue individuals. In many cases, the problem is systemic in some sectors of the financial industry, in the culture of…Jun 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
01:14 pm | Jon Altman, Deakin University For the first time a federal election campaign is coinciding with National Reconciliation Week – May 27 to June 3. One hopes this coincidence might spark some serious policy focus on Indigenous affairs. So far, it has been notably absent during the early weeks of the long election campaign. No room…Jun 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
12:12 pm | Brian Johnstone. Is the Catholic Church moving towards abandoning the traditional ‘just war’ theory? A Rome meeting in April of this year, organised by Pax Christi and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, brought together Christians active in justice and peace work throughout the world. A final statement, endorsed by the participants, called for…Jun 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
01:35 pm | Download a .pdf of this newsletter. Follow the links to full versions of these articles. Royal Commission needed on banking & financial services in Australia Among key election issues is the state of the economy, with very serious problems in finance and banking sectors warranting the close review which can only be brought by a royal…Jun 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More »