New court challenge on immigration detainees

We are seeing the rights of people seeking asylum in Australia continue to be a political football in our public discourse. Our institutions of government, fourth estate and those in power need to consider the irreparable harm of policies that our highest court has deemed illegal. This not just to those affected, but Australia’s reputation as the nation of a fair go and one that treats people with compassion. #compassionatesovereignborders

His Excellency Anote Tong at ERC

It was an honour to welcome His Excellency Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati, and his wife Meme at our Centre in Balmain today. Thank you to The Australia Institute and all those who joined us in person and online. The recording of the event will be available in the near future. #climatejustice Pacific Elders' Voice

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Peace Prayer of St. Francis

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace:
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.

O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console.
to be understood as to understand,
to be loved as to love.

For it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,

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