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Hundreds forced into destitution as crucial support withdrawn

The Government’s move to cut support to 576 refugees and asylum seekers is a further blow to an already vulnerable group in their struggle to survive, writes Sister Sarah Puls.  READ MORE


Jane's new role with Good Samaritan Education 'like a homecoming'

Good Samaritan Education has appointed a new Executive Director who is not only familiar with the Good Sams but was educated by them. Dr Jane Comensoli spoke to Debra Vermeer. READ MORE

It Occurred to Me

We are called to be ‘Neighbours without Borders’

In his encyclical Fratelli Tutti Francis says that being a neighbour without borders is how Christians are called to respond to the challenges faced by our world, writes Patty Fawkner. READ MORE


For ‘Saint Judy’ the fight for one is a fight for all

The inspirational true story of immigration attorney Judy Wood and her fight to change American asylum law is brought to the screen in ‘Saint Judy’, as reviewed by Dan McAloon. READ MORE

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