It is controversial, political and highly emotional. The question of what to do with asylum seekers has been one of the nation’s hottest topics and is not likely to lose its sizzle any time soon.
By David Kerr
Pope Benedict XVI will mark January’s World Day of Migrants and Refugees with a call for the ‘new evangelisation’ to extend to migrant workers, refugees and international students.
By Natina Giacco
In light of the current debate in Australia concerning migrants and refugees, the Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) recently held a colloquium whose aim was twofold: to pay tribute to the memory of Bishop Joseph Grech and the compassion with which he dealt with migrant issues; and to encourage debate about the issues affecting those who leave their native countries to begin a new life in Australia.