Aboriginal Catholics and Reconciliation’ by Dr Miriam Rose Ungunmerr Baumann

The Justice and Peace Office on behalf of the Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher OP, invite you to hear the address, ‘Aboriginal Catholics and Reconciliation’ by Dr Miriam Rose Ungunmerr Baumann. As a leading Catholic educator, pastoral carer and cross-cultural relationship builder, Dr Miriam Rose Ungunmerr Baumann has spent decades sharing her unique knowledge and wisdom about how to live in…

ONLINE GLOBAL PRAYER FOR MYANMAR AND FOUR MYANMAR ACTIVISTS MURDERED

This is an invitation to a multifaith online service organised at short notice.    On 25th July four democracy campaigners were executed by the military government of Myanmar. This has caused shock, sorrow, and revulsion within the Burmese community in Myanmar, in Australia, and in other parts of the world. Members of this community have requested an Online Prayer Service…

FREEDOM STREET DOCUMENTARY

The new Australian-made documentary ‘Freedom Street’ premiered recently, and has collected several awards. It tells the story of the 14,000 refugees in Indonesia who are living ‘in limbo’ as there is no plan for their resettlement. About half are Hazaras from Afghanistan, and many are Rohingya from Myanmar. They are stripped of most of their human rights. They have extremely…

Global Online Prayer Service for Myanmar

Global Prayer Service for Myanmar on May 8th 2022   Pax Christi Asia Pacific invites you and friends to this Online Prayer Service. See Flyer for times. Inform networks and friends, including Burmese and Asians.    Use Registration link below to receive confirmation: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpdOGrrTojG9AWncu4THgXPwnArP0EzcEF See times for many different locations in our world Lima, Peru Sun, 8 May 2022 at 02:30 PET Washington DC, USA Sun, 8…

Exploring ways forward for peace and security

Our long weekend of peace concludes today with discussions of alternative ways forward. We are honoured to have as speakers Professor John Langmore AM, Chair of the Initiative for Peacebuilding at the University of Melbourne and Alison Brionowski AM, former diplomat, author and President of Australians for War Powers Reform. John and Alison will discuss the role of  diplomacy in…

Alternatives to Australia’s security narrative

The theme for the second day of Raising Peace’s ANZAC weekend (Sunday April 24) is Alternatives to Australia’s security narrative”. Mainstream discussion of the nation’s security is usually limited to talking about defence and the best ways of ‘defending’ Australia, militarily. The most recent manifestation of this approach to security has been the announcement of the AUKUS pact in September…

First Nations experience and perspectives on peace and conflict in Australia

April 23 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm First Nations experience and perspectives on peace and conflict in Australia As we start our long weekend of looking for alternatives to Australia’s increased militarisation to achieve security for all, we start with listening to First Nations perspectives, taking in the Frontier Wars, Aboriginal Diggers and the importance of the Uluru Statement from…