Catholic Justice and Peace Commission of Brisbane


Social Justice in an Ageing Society

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on April 21, 2017

Bulimba Parish are hosting a conversation on the Australian Bishops’ Statement on Ageing on Tuesday 9 May, Pastoral Centre, 25 Main Street, Bulimba, 7 – 8.30 p.m. with guest Marcus Riley, Chief Executive of Ballycara.

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Nonviolent Direct Action Training

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on April 3, 2017

The Commission encourages Catholics to take part in training on nonviolent direct action as part of our commitment to effective climate action.  Nonviolent Action for Climate Justice

Shine the Light of Christ for People Seeking Asylum

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on December 15, 2016

The Commission calls for parishes and households to shine a light in their window to show their support for humane and compassionate treatment of people seeking asylum.

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Justice in the World: Challenges for the Church Today presented by Rev Prof Frank Brennan SJ

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on November 14, 2016

We invite you to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the “Justicia in Mundo” Justice in the World Statement of the Synod of Bishops, 1971 by attending the lecture Justice in the World: Challenges for the Church Today presented by Rev Prof Frank Brennan SJ.

Date: Tuesday 29 November

Time: The lecture runs from 7.00pm-8.30pm, with refreshments provided from 6.30pm

Venue: Auditorium, Fr. Bernard O’Shea In-service Centre – 19 Lovedale Street Wilston

Enquiries: cjpcbrisbane.wordpress.com; facebook.com/TheologyintheCity

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Each lecture has been accredited 1.5 hours of accreditation to teach religion in a Catholic school

N.B. PD certificates will be available for collection at the end of the lecture

This event is brought to you by Brisbane Catholic Education, Catholic Justice and Peace Commission of Brisbane and Theology in the City – Formation in the Christian Faith.

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Fr Sean McDonagh Speaks about Caring for Creation

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on October 25, 2016

Fr Sean McDonagh, well-known Irish eco-theologian, will be in Brisbane 1 – 5 November and you can hear him speak at a number of events organised by the Commission, Evangelisation Brisbane and Qld Churches Environment Network.

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West Papua Urgent Action

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on August 11, 2016

material morning star rising prayerThe commission calls for action to stop the violence in West Papua and bring about justice. An information sheet and pray resources have been produced.


 

Pray For Our Pacific

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on August 11, 2016

Christians in the Pacific ask us to pray for them as they face the challenges of climate change. Pray for Our Pacific – Parishes

Don Dale Royal Commission Response

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on August 7, 2016

Aboriginal Christians in Brisbane have issued a statement outlining their concerns about the Royal Commission into juvenile detention  in the NT and their expectations of governments and churches. Statement on Don Dale Royal Commission

Commission Calls for Action on School boy Killing In West Papua

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on June 30, 2016

The Commission has issued a media release calling for Australian action after members of the Indonesian police unit D88 were reported to have shot and killed an 18 year old unarmed school boy in Nabire in West Papua. Schoolboy Killing in West Papua

Commission Calls for End to Double Standards on West Papua

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on June 15, 2016

The Justice & Peace Commission called for an end to the double standards being applied by the Australian Government in relation to human rights in our region.  In particular, it asks why the Foreign Minister speaks out about human rights abuses in PNG and not in West Papua.

Stop Double Standards on West Papua

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