Why should we show compassion?
The asylum seeking situation past and present:
- A snapshot of people seeking asylum in Australia over the centuries
- Information on the current situation for people seeking asylum (As of April 2019)
- Cuts to the safety net for people seeking asylum (as of April 2019)
Catholic perspectives on people seeking asylum:
- Inspiration for compassion from a Catholic perspective: a summary document
- Australian Catholic Bishop’s Conference Social Justice Statement 2015/16 ‘For those who have come across the seas‘
- Australian Catholic Refugee and Migration Office ‘What The Catholic Church Teaches on Asylum and Migration‘
- The Vatican’s (Pontifical Councils ‘Cor Unum’ and for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People) document, Refugees: A Challenge to Solidarity.
- The Pope receives the participants in the 6th International Forum on Migration and Peace, 21.02.2017, Speech transcript