Urgent Call from ERC Director to Contact Federal MPs to Help Afghan Refugees

Dear Friends

The latest news and images from Kabul are horrendous and deeply distressing to Afghan refugees who are here on Temporary Protection Visas or in immigration detention. 

I know that the feelings of powerlessness we can experience in such situations can be overwhelming.  However the reality is that you can take powerful and compassionate action NOW to help Afghan refugees and their families.

Please contact your Federal MP, asking them to urge the Morrison Government to:

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This May Be Our Final Warning

Released tonight, a devastating new report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that the world is running out of time to avert 1.5 degree warming, a rise in temperature that would bring catastrophic changes to the world as we know it.

Already, the Pacific is at the forefront of these changes.  Tragically, Australia is ranked last for climate action amongst United Nations members. By refusing to reduce climate pollution, our government is directly threatening the lives, livelihoods and cultures of our Pacific neighbours.

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Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude Mostowik

Twentieth Sunday of the Year

The word wisdom crops up in the call to live wisely. Though there is the conventional wisdom in contrast to everyday foolishness. Yet, in the Bible’s upside-down world, ‘foolishness’ is seen as wisdom. We see it in the God who endures hatred and rejection. We see it in the God who prefers to be with the weak and unjustly treated rather than the powerful. Wisdom is not about esoteric knowledge but about doing.

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