Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane: A Pastoral Statement on the Referendum

Pastoral Statement on the Referendum
Original Art – ‘Reconciliation with Aborigines’ © Michael Galovic – 1999

Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane has written a Pastoral Statement on the Referendum. In response to the announcement of the referendum date, Archbishop Coleridge writes, “In response, we need first to see the truth of the suffering of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the disadvantage many experience today as a result. Justice demands that we seek to rectify this disadvantage and its consequences.”

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