Catholic Justice and Peace Commission of Brisbane


An Urgent Call for Climate Action

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on October 4, 2017

Attached is an appeal from the Pacific Conference of Churches for support from Queensland churches in solidarity with them as they face the challenges of climate change.

PCC Call for Climate Action

 

 

 

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A Movement of the Heart 2017

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on June 23, 2017

Our annual campaign, A Movement of the Heart begins again today, Friday 23 June!  The Commission asks all to begin a period of concerted prayer and action in support of compassion and fairness for people seeking asylum and refugees from today, the Feast of the Sacred Heart to Migrant & Refugee Sunday (August 27).  It has produced a prayer which you can use privately and in meetings and liturgies.  Further resources and opportunities will follow over the next two months.

A Movement of the Heart 2017

Commission Endorses Pacific Concerns on Experimental Seabed Mining

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on June 7, 2017

The Commission has joined with other organisations to endorse and support a call by young Pacific Islanders to challenge experimental seabed mining in the Pacific.

Our Pacific Ocean Statement – We Cannot Let History Repeat Itself – We Are Not Guinea Pigs

Commission Says Adani Mine Economically and Environmentally Unviable

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on May 24, 2017

The Commission has issued a statement expressing its opposition to the development of the Adani coal mine in central Queensland.

MR Stop Adani May 2017

 

Stop Harassment of Tamil Priest

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on May 23, 2017

The Commission calls on Foreign Affairs Minister, Julie Bishop, to raise concerns about the harassment and intimidation of a Tamil priest in the north of Sri Lanka with the Sri Lankan President who starts an official visit to Australia on 23 May 2017.

MR Fr Elil Rajendran Case May 2017

Stop the Silence on West Papua

Posted in Uncategorized by cjpcbrisbane on May 1, 2017

The Commission calls on the Australian Government to take action on West Papua. Stop the Silence on West Papua

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.

FLYER Sts P&P Parish Social Justice Statement Gathering 09May17

 

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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