At last it seems there may be some accountability concerning the tragically avoidable death of Mr Ward. Report: http://wp.me/pQraf-6x Visit the blog of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ecumenical Council http://natsiec.wordpress.com for Indigenous perspectives on this, and other issues.
If Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Sunday didn’t get a mention at your church this weekend, try using some of the liturgy material from the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council in your personal prayer throughout NAIDOC Week.
In this media release, Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chair of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, questions the broadening of the application of compulsory income management. His arguments highlight the impact of these measures on the dignity of welfare recipients, and point to the need to apply the principle of subsidiarity. ACSJC Media Release 15 June 2010