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Peter Branjerdporn

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Weddings, parties, Advent, anything

“I’m sure my friends on the Thai-Myanmar border didn’t think much of it when they welcomed me into their workplace, their parties and their homes. But all those cups of instant coffee over conversation made a deep impression on me – a kind of justice communion for my soul each week,” says the Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn

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Join us at On Earth Festival

See St Francis College as you’ve never seen before in this video featuring volunteers, artists, musicians and presenters from and connected to our Diocese who are involved in the upcoming On Earth Festival, to be held on Saturday 16 October. Through music, poetry, art and workshops, find hope and inspiration for creating an alternate world where there is peace and justice

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From preaching to the choir to shifting fence sitters

“My experience advocating for people seeking asylum taught me that you can have a lot of passion and good intention for a group of vulnerable people or an important cause, but that the right words and approach are needed for people to see your point of view or join the movement for justice,” says the Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn, while inviting clergy, lay leaders and advocates in our community to a free online justice messaging workshop, co-hosted by Resource Church St John’s Cathedral, the Justice Unit and anglican focus

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Living in the light: myth-busting multi-national malarkey

“Over the years, Adani has tried to convince us that digging up coal from our Galilee Basin to ship to India would help lift millions of people out of poverty and that we should therefore not oppose the project. Nothing could be further from the truth,” say Peter Branjerdporn, The Rev’d Peter Moore and Cathy Delaney