Thursday, September 15, 2011

AUSTRALIA: BISHOPS RELEASE SOCIAL JUSTICE STATEMENT

Social justice-statement

ARCHDIOCESE OF MELBOURNE REPORT: The Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference Social Justice Statement 2011 - 2012 was launched today in the Archdiocese of Melbourne by Fr Joe Caddy, Chief Executive Officer, CatholicCare Melbourne.

Sr Mary Ă“ Shannassy sgs, Director, Catholic Prison Ministry, was the respondent.

The Statement was launched nationally in Sydney on Wednesday.

Download a copy of the Statement and other resources

Read Fr Joe Caddy's speech

Read about the national launch

Kairos Catholic Journal Issue 17 has two reflections on the Statement:

Executive Officer for Justice and Peace in the Melbourne Archdiocese, Mark Clarke

Executive Director of Catholic Social Services Victoria, Denis Fitzgerald

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