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  World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly Sunday July 25th

Jul 25, 2021
Pope Francis announced World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, a day to be celebrated each year on the fourth Sunday of July, close to the Feast of Saints Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus
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  Plastics Free July - Darcy's Prayer

Jul 23, 2021
‘Over the last century, plastic has become part of everyday life. From bottles and bags to plastic pots, tubs and trays – our lives are full of it. Plastic is an amazing material, but it is not designed for single-use.’
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  Bishops renew call for resettlement of detainees

Jul 22, 2021
Eight years after the advent of mandatory offshore detention Australia’s Catholic bishops have joined the bishops of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in calling for detainees on Manus Island and Nauru to be resettled in Australia.
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  Plastics Free July Prayer - Francesca

Jul 21, 2021
Plastic Free July is a time to take more care of our environment by joining millions of people world-wide in making commitments to limit the amount of single-use plastics in daily life.
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  Columbans support WTO rule change for fair vaccine access for low-income countries

Jul 20, 2021
National church and civil society groups urge government to support WTO rule change for fair vaccine access for low-income countries
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  Catholic Church continues to fight for fair minimum wage

Jul 19, 2021
Australian Catholic Bishops have made submissions to national wage cases for decades. Recently Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen, chair of the Bishops Commission for Social Justice, Mission and Service, wrote about the Fair Work Commission’s announcement of a 2.5 per cent increase to the national minimum…
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  School students address United Nations on climate change and refugees

Jul 16, 2021
Columbans recognize that climate change is a threat to life and that vulnerable communities around the world including refugees and asylum seekers are among the most impacted. Columbans serve economically poor and marginalized peoples, including refugees and asylum seekers in their struggle for justice.
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  A place to be still

Jul 16, 2021
It is during these times that I encounter God and the stillness necessary to remember our connection to this big place called Creation
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  God’s love uplifts us

Jul 13, 2021
Redemption was not a distant idea for me. It was the experience of becoming aware that God truly loves me. It is a great consolation to know that God is always with us.
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  Sea Sunday - Apostleship of the Sea - July 11

Jul 11, 2021
Sea Sunday is the annual day in which many Christian congregations pray for seafarers and their families and thank them for their vital work
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  Plastic Free July initiative to reduce plastic pollution

Jul 10, 2021
Plastic Free July is a global movement that invites everyone to refuse single-use plastics and be part of the solution to plastic pollution
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  Plastics Free July Movement

Jul 09, 2021
Plastic Free July is a time to take more care of our environment by joining millions of people world-wide in making commitments to limit the amount of single-use plastics in daily life.
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  Plastics Free July

Jul 06, 2021
Plastic Free July is a time to take more care of our environment by joining millions of people world-wide in making commitments to limit the amount of single-use plastics in daily life.
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  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday - July 4

Jul 02, 2021
Catholics celebrate the gifts of Australia’s First Peoples each year on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday.
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  Pope Francis’ message on the United Nations Decade of Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030

Jun 30, 2021
Pope Francis welcomes the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030 and its message for all people to ‘take our proper place as a Restoration Generation’ in caring for God’s creation.
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  Federal environmental legislation that protects the natural world

Jun 25, 2021
St Columbans Mission Society supports Catholic Religious Australia's (CRA) concerns that proposed amendments to Federal environmental legislation are inadequate and urge for the adoption of stronger national standards.
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  Ellen Teague is awarded with Pax Christi Peace Award 2021

Jun 25, 2021
“Others may share our view that Ellen has done more than any other individual to bring together the strands of ‘justice and peace’ – by which we mean human rights and justice for the global poor, peace, disarmament and nonviolence, and environmental issues, particularly climate change.”
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  St Columbans Mission Society supports CRA's calls for overhaul of Environmental Laws

Jun 22, 2021
Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) urges the Federal Government to reconsider its proposed environmental law reforms following an inquiry into a bill that seeks to amend the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).
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  World Day Against Child Labour - June 12

Jun 12, 2021
152 million children, almost one in ten of all children worldwide, aged 5 to 17, are in child labour. Child labour has decreased by 38% since 2000. However, the current situation with Covid 19 threatens the hard work done to reverse this problem with many children needing to work to help their families…
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  Reflecting on Laudato Si’ Week - Divestment from fossil fuels

Jun 11, 2021
Pope Francis says, “technology based on the use of highly polluting fossil fuels … needs to be progressively replaced without delay”. (Laudato Si’ par.165)
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