These documents from Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) provide background information for our discussions regarding asylum seekers:
- JRS Australia Background Brief on A Safety Net June 2019
- JRS Australia Federal Election Statement Final_May 2019
The Catholic Bishops of Australia issued this statement for the Federal Election 2019 Politics in Service of Peace.
The Justice and Peace Office of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney provides news, notices of events, and resources promoting justice, peace, ecology and development through projects and activities based on the social teachings of the Catholic Church.
The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council web site has recent media releases and a wealth of resources on social justice issues.
The Vatican has this web site for migrants and refugees on which you can find 20 Pastoral Action Points. Scroll down if necessary to find this section and you can download a document in your choice of language and printable format. A conversation with refugees held in Rome in early October may offer us thoughts as we engage in our own conversations.
The Catholic Charities listing of the documents of Pope Francis provides convenient access to reading Francis, or you can, of course, go to the Vatican site.