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Laudato Si’ continues to inspire

Laudato Si’ continues to inspire

It’s a year since Pope Francis’ ground-breaking encyclical “Laudato Si” was released. Catholic Earthcare Australia’s...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

My friend Lee

My friend Lee

“It was obviously a big step for Lee to make friends outside of her ethnic...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Why I’ll be marching

Why I’ll be marching

On the weekend before world leaders gather in Paris for the UN climate summit, millions...

Posted on: November 17, 2015

The cost of nuclear power

The cost of nuclear power

In the same week that Japan remembered the horrors of the 1945 nuclear bombings, and...

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Common threads: Francis’ encyclical and Benedict’s rule

Common threads: Francis’ encyclical and Benedict’s rule

The concerns and values expressed in Pope Francis’ new encyclical “Laudato Si” are also central...

Posted on: July 21, 2015

“I never thought this could happen to me”

“I never thought this could happen to me”

When I meet someone affected by the lottery of life, how do I look after...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Where do you, or will you, push?

Where do you, or will you, push?

Good Samaritan Sister Mary McDonald echoes the advice of Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister: “To change...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

About children

About children

In our time how can we place children front and centre of our concern? How...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Anti-Muslim sentiment on our own soil

Anti-Muslim sentiment on our own soil

When we take the time to get to know a Muslim person and engage with...

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Having places where you are welcomed and belong

Having places where you are welcomed and belong

Recent media reports surrounding the circumstances of infant Gammy are heart-rending, writes Moira Byrne Garton.

Posted on: August 19, 2014

On friendship

On friendship

Good Samaritan Sister, Pam Grey, asks: What does ‘asylum’ mean, if not something of friendship?...

Posted on: July 15, 2014

Nothing to fear from refugees and asylum seekers

Nothing to fear from refugees and asylum seekers

Thirty years from now, an Australian prime minister will rise in the parliament and offer...

Posted on: June 17, 2014