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Friday, 22 July 2016

UnitingJustice Update July 2016

After the Federal Election campaign UnitingJustice Australia moved into full swing on an exciting new project. We are producing a book called For a World Reconciled: Justice Statements from the Uniting Church in Australia 1977-2016. 

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Friday, 13 May 2016

Together for a World Made Whole

World Environment Day is coming up soon. On 5 June, people all over the world will be focussing their attention on how we can better care for the planet. This year, the UnitingJustice World Environment Day resource has gathered together reflections from Indigenous, Pacific and Asian perspectives and stories from around the Uniting Church to inspire us to meet the challenge of our theme: 'Together for a world made whole’. The resource also includes ideas for worship theological reflection on the lectionary readings for the week.

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National Director of UnitingJustice Australia Rev. Elenie Poulos has called for the immediate transfer of all asylum seekers on Manus Island to Australia.

Papua New Guinea’s Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the detention of 850 asylum seekers on Manus Island breaches the detainees’ right to personal liberty under the PNG Constitution.

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The Uniting Church in Australia welcomes Pope Francis’s encyclical letter on the environment, Laudato Si (Canticle of the Sun) and will be praying for Australian leadership on climate change.

Rev. Prof. Andrew Dutney, President of the Uniting Church in Australia said, “It is timely and encouraging to have a global church leader speak so unequivocally about the human causes of destructive climate change.

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Wednesday, 18 March 2015

National Update - March 23

National Update March 23

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Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Violence on Manus Island

The Uniting Church in Australia has expressed sorrow over the tragic loss of life on Manus Island. 

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