As a young boy growing up in Cambodia, Vannak Anan Prum loved drawing in the dirt with a stick, his artistic talent clearly evident to those in his small village. Little did he realise that decades later he would use his skills as an illustrator to send an important message to the world about the scourge of modern-day slavery.
The Catholic Church in Australia is not taking full advantage of the work of Pope Francis in addressing issues of peace, justice and ecology, despite the “state of unprecedented emergency” that the world is in today.
They may be just 12 years old, but these compassionate cooks are stepping up to the hot plate to help tackle poverty and disadvantage.
Human rights lawyer Father Frank Brennan has urged Australians to put their faith in current Indigenous members of Parliament to find the right words for a referendum on constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.