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Sr Patricia Fox on Justice for the Philippines.

Conversation over lunch, organised by Pax Christi. Sunday 16 June 12:30 for 1pm lunch (bring something to share)Kildara Centre Rear 41 Stanhope Street Malvern Rita 03 9379 3889 | 0448 701 877Catriona 03 9509 7906 |0419 109 830 After 27 years as a missionary in the Philippines, Sr Pat was expelled by President Duterte, because […]

May 20th, 2019 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,Indigenous Issues | Read More »

Geraldine Doogue AO & Francis Sullivan: 2019 Ozanam Conversation.

Standing up: reclaiming lay leadership in the Catholic sector. On the need for reform, renewal, and refreshment in the Catholic Church, in order to sharpen social conscience in political debates on health and welfare issues. Event free of charge, but bookings essential by 15 July rsvp@svdp-vic.org.au | 03 9895 5935

May 18th, 2019 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events | Read More »

Ross Garnaut lecture series on energy transition.

Prof Ross Garnaut delivers a six-part seminar series on the challenges and opportunities of energy transition in Australia. The seminars (also available by webinar) will build the case for energy transition, calling on knowledge of climate science and studies of the economic benefits of mitigation. A sectoral analysis, covering in particular the electricity sector, transport and […]

May 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Economic issues,Events,Stewardship of our planet | Read More »

Gillian Triggs : Human rights & health: we can close the gap.

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Thursday 30 May 12:30 – 2pmElizabeth Murdoch Building G06 University of Melbourne Parkville Free lecture. No bookings required. Former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne, and President of the Asian Development Bank Administrative Tribunal, Gillian Triggs will discuss the legal right of all Australians to access […]

April 5th, 2019 | Posted in Events,SPC Events 2019 | Read More »

An ecumenical response to Laudato Si’.

Prominent experts discuss the burning issues of climate change & inequality, raised by Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’. Friday 8 March 5.30pm to Sunday 10 March 2019 2pm.St Clement’s Retreat Centre, Galong, NSW, 100km from Canberra. For information click HERE. Anglican Bishop Philip Huggins, President of the National Council of Churches Australia, will join leading ecologists, […]

February 11th, 2019 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,SPC Events 2019,Stewardship of our planet | Read More »

Earth@Peace. How to secure ‘just & ecologically sustainable peace’.

23-24 April 2019 9am-5:30pm and from 7:30pm. Pilgrim Theological College Melbourne29 College Crescent Parkville Melbourne $100 per day, $70 concession/student, $135 professional development (with certificate). $20 evening sessions, $15 concession. Payment on entry (no online booking for evenings). Earlybird discount 20% for standard and concession tickets before 23 February 2019. Book here. For full information, click here  |  see […]

February 11th, 2019 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,Feature,Peace,Stewardship of our planet | Read More »

Francis – a voice crying out: becoming a humble, listening, & learning Church.

A seminar with Dr Austen Ivereigh, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez, and local theologians and bishops. Friday 22 March 10am-1pm A contribution to the forthcoming Plenary Council in Australia. Information Br Mark O’Connor | mark-o’connor@marists.org.au

December 24th, 2018 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events | Read More »

Austen Ivereigh on Pope Francis.

Prominent UK author Dr Austen Ivereigh. Close & concrete: Pope Francis evangelising in a world of flux’. Tuesday 21 March 2019 5-6:30pmThe Oratory Newman College 887 Swanston Street Parkville Response by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez of Honduras, coordinator of Pope Francis’s C9 group for Reform of the Church. Part of Helder Camara lecture series. Further information […]

December 24th, 2018 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,Stewardship of our planet | Read More »

Prof Joseph Camilleri OAM on life in “our brave new world”.

Three lectures Tuesdays 11, 18, 25 September 6:15pm St Michael’s Place Hall 120 Collins Street Melbourne $20 per lecture, $45 for all three. Book here, or 9654 5120. 11 September Life in the post-truth world 18 September Is social trust in decline? What will this mean for politics, business, banking, media, religion? 25 September Redeeming truth […]

August 9th, 2018 | Posted in SPC Events 2018 | Read More »

Voices for justice. A program for aid advocates.

1-4 December 2018. Canberra. Micah Australia is hosting a four-day training program in Canberra 1-4 December 2018 for people committed to working for improved justice in the world. The program includes two days of training and workshops with leading speakers, and a final two days lobbying politicians in Parliament House. The program is hosted by […]

August 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Church and Social Justice,Events,Global poverty | Read More »