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Solidarity – in praise of ‘wokeness’

“Solidarity is about a journey into seeing how the world looks to those who are oppressed, and seeking to walk alongside those who are trying to shape the world into a place of equality and justice. Those who stand in solidarity seek to learn from those they walk alongside, and they are also challenged to see what role they also play in the oppression of others. This is as true for me as it is for others,” says National Aboriginal Bishop and Gurindji man Chris McLeod

National Aboriginal Bishop Chris McLeod (left) spoke about 'Indigenous Spirituality' at the Clergy Summer School in January 2020, pictured with Archbishop Phillip Aspinall and The Rev'd William Loader (Image courtesy of The Rev'd Robert Paget).
Reflections

Lessons in peacemaking from Clergy Summer School

“It is easy to see how the Fraser Coast’s Butchulla rules of life align with the Christian values of stewardship, grace and love – there is much more that unites us as a people than divides us, but we must be intentional in our peacemaking,” says The Rev’d Greg Loumeau as he reflects on the Clergy Summer School sessions given by Gurindji man and National Aboriginal Bishop, The Right Rev’d Chris McLeod