Sunday, October 16, 2016

Anti Poverty Week Ecumenical Service in Brisbane

An ecumenical prayer service for Anti Poverty Week  will be held on Thusrday 20 October 6.00pm at the Cathedral of St Stephen in Brisbane. 

The service has been organised by: Wesley Mission Queensland to recognize the hardship within our community.

The main aims of Anti-Poverty Week are to:
- Strengthen public understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and hardship around the world and in Australia; and
- Encourage research, discussion and action to address these problems, including action by individuals, communities, organisations and governments.
Poverty in Brisbane.

Catholic Social Teachings

Commonwealth for the Common Good Australian Catholic Bishops 1992

Economic Justice

    ‘Within an unjust economic system marked by significant structural inequities, the situation of the marginalised is daily becoming worse. Today, in many parts of the world, people are starving, while in other places there is opulence.’
    Pope John Paul II, World Food Day, 16 October 2003
    In preparation for the service you might like to use the following resources:

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