In an Abbott government attack Gillian Triggs was very publicly upbraided in a senate estimates hearing last year. But despite the battering, the Human Rights Commission president has vowed to stay true to her cause.
This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Apr 23, 2016 as “‘I knew I could have destroyed them’”. Read the article here.
Ramona Koval is a writer, broadcaster and honorary fellow at the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne.
To Pax Christi Australia (NSW) members and friends – 2014 has been a rather hectic year and probably no different to previous years. 2015 looks like it is heading in the same direction. Read more.
Pax Christi Australia [NSW] Inc. gives notice and invites members & interested people to its 2016 Annual General Meeting on Monday 4th April 2016 at 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm at Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education 15 Henley Road Homebush West NSW [2 minute walk from Flemington Railway Station] (Adequate parking on…[Read More...]
Statement from Pax Christi Australia Pax Christi Australia is a branch of the International Ecumenical Peace movement, Pax Christi International. Pax Christi is heartened and encouraged by the actions of some churches in this country in their response to the recent High Court 6-1 decision to support the deportation of people back to Nauru. These…[Read More...]
Pax Christi came into existence at the end of World War II. Building on the initial inspiration of Madame Marie-Marthe Dortel-Claudot, a small group of French men and women, inspired by the Gospel, had the vision, the faith and the courage to foster a movement for reconciliation. During the 1960s the movement spread to most…[Read More...]
Pax Christi Australia believes that our commitment to peace places us in a long tradition of people who have dreamed of a new heaven and a new earth where mercy and truth have met, justice and peace have embraced; where the integrity of creation is celebrated in freedom and the walls of separation are dissolved…[Read More...]
Members are involved in peace efforts in the fields of demilitarisation and security, human rights, ecology, development, economic justice and reconciliation.
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These stories allow readers to connect and gain insight into Pax Christi’s mission of creating cultures of peace and reconciliation. They are little windows open to share peace stories with all those eager to listen to the good news that peace is possible.
We need more peace storytelling and we need to pay more attention to peace storytellers. We deserve to have peace storytelling in our lives, as well. But more importantly, as peacemakers, we have also a vocation to share peace stories. We need to make peace storytelling pervasive!
Secretary-General of Pax Christi International