Tag: refugees

Bishops condemn new asylum policy for US-Mexico border 

- 17 July 2019 2

WASHINGTON DC: The president of U.S. bishops’ conference issued a statement on Tuesday condemning a newly-announced rule on asylum eligibility. Read More

St Augustine’s Parish Yass stands in solidarity with Refugees

Catholic Voice- 11 July 2019 3

At the conclusion of Refugee Week a Circle of Silence was held at St Augustine’s Parish, Yass before Mass.   Read More

CRA urges Government to do more for Asylum-Seekers and Refugees

- 5 July 2019 0

CRA applauds the decision of the Australian Government to rescue eight Australian orphans trapped in Syrian refugee camps in the recent secret operation. Read More

JPC Community Ration Challenge to help Refugees

Catholic Voice- 27 June 2019 2

This week is Refugee Week, a week where Australia recognises the contribution of refugees, and highlights the many challenges they face in our world. Read More

Hennessy students participate in UN leadership weekend

- 31 December 2018 0

Three students from Hennessy Catholic College in Young joined more than 150 NSW students in a junior leadership weekend conducted by UN Youth Australia. Read More

ACMRO welcomes ALP commitment to boost asylum-seekers intake

- 28 December 2018 1

The ACMRO welcomes the ALP commitment to asylum-seekers by promising to increase Australia’s annual humanitarian intake of refugees to 27,000 by 2025. Read More

Statement on refugees and asylum seekers from Archbishop Mark Coleridge

- 27 December 2018 1

Our elected representatives have returned home for Christmas without resolving the offshore detention crisis that confronts our country. Read More