Archbishop Desmond Tutu prays for Aboriginal Australians on World Peace Day

September 21, 2014

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Statement from Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on 21 September 2014 ARCHBISHOP TUTU’S PRAYER FOR THE RIGHTS OF ABORIGINAL PEOPLES On World Peace Day 2014, I pray for the rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Australia to determine their own destiny. It is a severe indictment on Australia that many of its indigenous people still feel […]

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September newsletter

September 2, 2014

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printed version of the ACM newsletter ACM Sydney newsletter To join the email list please email acm@sydneycatholic.org Thank you.

Campaign for Treaty

August 26, 2014

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concerned Australians have recently released a new video highlighting the call for Treaty. Aboriginal Peoples have waited more than 200 years for formal and binding agreements with the Australian Government.  They want the opportunity to take control over their lives and to determine their futures through legal agreements, compacts, covenants or treaties established in law […]

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Join us on the Aboriginal Spiritual Pilgrimage

May 13, 2014

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The Aboriginal Spiritual Pilgrimage provides an opportunity to visit some of the most sacred Aboriginal sites in NSW, including Lake Mungo National Park, Mt Grenville Cave, Mutawintji National Park and engage with the remote Aboriginal community of Menindee. Throughout our journey you will gain a unique insight into one of the world’s oldest living cultures […]

Justice

March 12, 2014

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The following reflection on Justice is written by Michele Harris from ‘concerned Australians’. Michele is responding to an article in the SMH by Sol Bellear who comments on John Pilger’s film Utopia. Read Sol Bellear’s article here. Justice – Michele Harris  “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”     Benjamin […]

CRA calls for National Lament for Asylum Seekers

February 28, 2014

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The Aboriginal Catholic Ministry does not work on Asylum seeker issues, however like many others we are concerned about the issues of justice for those seeking refuge in Australia. Recent events on Manus Island have particularly highlighted the suffering that people are experiencing. Therefore, as we approach Lent, we support the call from Catholic Religious Australia for […]

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In the Absence of Treaty launched in Canberra

February 12, 2014

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Last week concerned Australian’s latest book was launched in Canberra at the ANU Coop. The speakers were: Graeme Mundine, Executive Officer of the Aboriginal Catholic Ministry, John Falzon, CEO of the St Vincent De Paul Society and Professor Jon Altman, Research Professor at CEAPR. Graeme’s speech ITAT_Canberra launch To read John Falzon’s speech click here To buy the book […]

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