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A Human Face on Asylum Seekers

The global refugee crisis could not have come at a worse time for them given the current fears fuelled by the recent terrorist activity world-wide. Indeed, earlier this week, One Nation Leader Senator Pauline Hanson wrote to Prime Minister Malcolm … Continue reading

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Muslims in Church

Last night I saw an article on the news about a far-right nationalist group, that links itself to One Nation Party leader Pauline Hanson, who stormed a church service on Sunday dressed in Muslim-style attire and chanting anti-Islamic slogans. I could … Continue reading

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Refugee Resettlement in Papua New Guinea

Tony Fedele has been a long time friend of our Passionist Community in Templestowe, Melbourne. His son, David Fedele, has become an independent documentary filmmaker, who recently traveled to city of Lae in Papua New Guinea, to witness first hand … Continue reading

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Thrown to the Lions Again!

As a member of Amnesty international, I receive e-petitions concerning various issues around the world. On the 19th of February I received a request form Amnesty to sign an e-petition urging the African Union to take action to prevent further … Continue reading

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The Truth About Asylum Seekers

I attended a talk on Wednesday night by Jessie Taylor. Jessie is a barrister, refugee advocate, documentary maker and foster mother… At 27 Jessie travelled to Indonesia in 2009 for a documentary about the countless stories of refugees. There she … Continue reading

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Christmas Asylum Seekers

Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Holy Family, and we hear the story, from Matthew’s Gospel, of Joseph receiving the message in a dream to take Mary and the baby Jesus and flee to Egypt to escape the … Continue reading

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