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Seeking justice in the public sphere

Our justice system is based on the premise that a person is innocent until proven guilty. But what happens when a person is found guilty and then proven innocent? This is the conundrum facing Archbishop Philip Wilson and the Catholic Church in Australia following the overturning of the conviction against the former Adelaide Archbishop.

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Students pictured earlier this year helping to prepare materials for the 2018 appeal. From left, Annie and Harriet Burgess (St Mary’s College), Megan Adrain (St Michael’s College), Nirzana Yoheshwaran, Jennifer Nguyen and Dhravi Patel (OLSH).

Project Compassion empowering youth ‘for a just future’

Empowering young people throughout the world to build a ‘just future’ for themselves, their families and communities will be the focus of this year’s Project Compassion Lenten appeal.