Racism and cultural prejudice have been increasingly discussed in the media and among the broader community recently. In this year of ‘Being Together: Practising Peacemaking’, five men and women of faith share about their personal encounters with racism and cultural prejudice in a range of settings
“Connecting with people through music is my favourite way of living out my faith in Jesus who told us to love our neighbour as we love ourselves,” says the Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn in our continuing series ‘How my art intersects with my faith’
“The safety and wellbeing of our communities can only be protected if we collectively do everything we can to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all, and this includes for refugees and people seeking asylum,” says the ACSQ Justice Unit’s Peter Branjerdporn, who is also a pharmacist, father and Brisbane detention centre visitor
“As proposed and passed by Parliament earlier this year, the Medevac Bill process has been clear, transparent, enforceable and timely, saving lives including that of my friend Arad,” says ACSQ Justice Enabler and pharmacist Peter Branjerdporn on the Medevac Bill, which the Federal Government is pushing to repeal
As part of our series on Reconciliation Action Plan achievements, recent Wontulp-Bi-Buya College pilgrims tell us about their immersion trip to Cairns, including the highlights of the pilgrimage
People of faith from the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change sang ‘Carols for The Earth’ in the Brisbane CBD to remind ourselves, the community and elected leaders of our responsibility to look after our common home, planet Earth. The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt, Dean of Brisbane’s St John’s Anglican Cathedral, said that we must stand up for urgent action and support renewable energy projects, especially in Queensland.
anglican focus chats with Peter Branjerdporn, a pharmacist and father, who works part-time as Justice Enabler with the Social Responsibilities Committee