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“Our churches have been communicating with members of Parliament since August 2021 when news reached us of the fall of Kabul,” the 20 March 2022 open letter to the PM from the Anglican archbishops and bishops said

40 Anglican archbishops and bishops urge special intake of Afghan refugees in open letter to PM ahead of the Budget

Forty Anglican Church of Australia episcopal leaders have co-signed an open letter to the Prime Minister ahead of the Budget, calling on the Federal Government to create a special intake of 20,000 additional places for Afghan people seeking safety – find out how you can help


Honouring my curacy pledge six years on because everyone has a right to live in peace and freedom

“The enduring memory I have of the sanctuary training is the sense of unity felt by people of all ages who came together, raising their voices for refugees whose voices were being ignored. The people who participated were from different faith and no faith backgrounds. I remember one young person saying to me, as we sat on the steps of the Cathedral, ‘If church was like this, I would be a part of it!’” says The Rev’d Sue Grimmett from St Andrew’s, Indooroopilly


Faith groups: the climate game plan must be for 2030

Faith communities across Australia held vigils yesterday outside the offices of Members of Parliament, including that of the Prime Minister. Their unified call was for Australia to take stronger climate policies to the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow later this month, especially for a stronger 2030 target