Newly Arrived Syrian and Iraqi Refugees Learn About Services in SW Sydney 2019 Community Services Expo, Tuesday August 6
On Tuesday August 6, Edmund Rice Centre (ERC) conducted another successful Community Services Expo at Patrician Brothers College in Fairfield in partnership with the College and Sydney Catholic Schools.Read more
Asylum Seekers Six Years in Limbo-Letter from the Vicar General of the Diocese of Darwin Fr Malcolm Fyfe msc
Office of Vicar General
The Honourable Mr Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia.
Dear Prime Minister,
Today is the sixth anniversary of PM Kevin Rudd’s announcement that no person seeking asylum by boat would ever be resettled in Australia.
Every single person arriving after that date was to be subjected to indefinite detention on Manus Island, PNG, or in the Republic of Nauru, under ‘processing’ arrangements between the Australian Government and those Pacific states.Read more
A chosen people
In 1946, after a Sunday church service, the people of Enewetak Atoll (also known as Bikini Atoll) were told they are a chosen people, like the Israelites, who would deliver humanity from future wars as the US perfected the atomic bomb. Within weeks after the people being relocated, the first tests began. The so-called ‘promised land’ was a destroyed land.