Helping parishes strengthen their support for asylum seekers was the focus of a forum at Catholic Social Services Victoria on Friday 21 November. Twenty three parishes and a number of social services agencies took part, in what was the next step in the Welcome the Asylum Seeker Parish Support Program.
The Victorian Interchurch Criminal Justice Taskforce has released this brochure to give a Christian perspective on current issues of punishment, imprisonment and rehabilitation, and to offer effective and just ways to reduce crime and increase community safety.
The report by Professor Ruth Webber: 'I was in prison...An Exploration of Catholic Prison Ministry' was launched on 7 October by Msgr Greg Bennet. Follow the link for further material from the launch.