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Immigration detention concerns deepen

The Australian Human Rights Commission has released a report that details increasing concern for the human rights of people held in Australia’s immigration detention facilities, with the report released at a time when the plight of refugees is particularly heightened in the consciousness of Christians

Mother Sabbah and son Sammi have been separated from their husband and father, Saif, by the Federal Government for over three years (Image courtesy of Kasun Ubayasiri)

Reuniting a toddler with his father

Father, son and priest The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt tells us about what it was like to grow up as a teenager in the 1970s, the importance of the relationship between parents and children, and about a toddler living locally who wants to hug his father


Urban farm with a mission

“In growing organic produce and building community alongside the Romero Centre men’s group members, we are embracing the Anglican Marks of Mission,” says The Rev’d Samuel Dow on the urban farm he is building alongside people seeking safety in our community