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Section Archive: Being Just Neighbours
Compassionate consumption

Compassionate consumption

As Catholics, we have a great history that includes meat-free Fridays, vegetarian contemplative orders and...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

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