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Monday, 5 November 2018

Event - Social Justice in the Neoliberal Age

In the final event of its “Better Australia?” series, La Trobe University’s Ideas and Society Program invites you to join a conversation between two of this country’s most perceptive and respected social justice advocates and activists—Cassandra Goldie CEO of the Australian Council of Social Services and Frank Brennan SJ CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia.

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Sunday, 4 November 2018

Refugee Policy

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Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Watch Now - Matter of Fact with Stan Grant, ABC TV

Our CEO Fr Frank Brennan SJ discussing refugee policy

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Sunday, 21 October 2018

Compassion and justice after abuse apology

The royal commission is over, but there is still a long way for us to travel so that we might stand together in solidarity committed to justice, truth and healing for all, for the living and for the dead.

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Contemporary Challenges Facing Our World and Church, highlighted in Laudato Si

Podcast - Fr Frank Brennan SJ address at the Hawthorn Parish Breakfast on the topic 'Contemporary Challenges Facing Our World and Church, highlighted in Laudato Si’.

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018

A parliamentary route through Uluru impasse

Fr Frank Brennnan SJ, appeared before the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples on 16 October 2018. The substance of his opening statement to the committee follows:

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Friday, 12 October 2018

Prison Sunday to focus on youth justice

Prison Sunday to focus on youth justice

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Friday, 5 October 2018

Pastoral letter raises issue of mental health

Mental Health Week, which runs from 7 to 14 October, coincides with World Mental Health Day on 10 October, and is this year themed “Share the Journey”. Perth Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton, and Chair of the Bishops Commission for Health and Community Services, has written a pastoral letter to West Australian Catholics urging parishes to “prayerfully consider the issues around mental health that our brothers and sisters experience in our midst”. Source: eRecord.

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Monday, 1 October 2018

Moving from Uluru to Recognition

Summary of Fr Frank Brennan's keynote address to the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council Assembly in Perth entitled: 'Strong Faith. Strong Youth. Strong Future — Walking Together in a movement of the Australian people for a better future'.

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018

No one excluded from the reach of his love

This is the homily by Frank Brennan on the first anniversary of the death of Fr Paul Coleman SJ at St Joseph's Church Neutral Bay, 23 September 2018.