Tag Archives: Solidarity with the Poor

Parade College Students Stand Up

Students from Parade College in Melbourne recently stood in solidarity with the poor and powerless people of the world by supporting the STAND UP Campaign. By physically standing up, the students were throwing aside the real killer of people, complacency. Hundreds of students at Parade College Campuses, based in Bundoora and in Preston, made a […]

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Stand-Up Against Poverty

World Leaders will gather at the United Nations in New York for the Millennium Development Goals Review Summit in Sept. The Millenium Development Goals provide a unique opportunity to end global poverty and inequality by 2015 with the setting of achievable, time-bound and locally defined targets. On 17 June the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) […]

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The world’s poor stand to lose the most

Aid agency representatives October 24, 2008 Aid and financial crisis. Photo: Dyson Governments are spending billions to save stricken companies. From another quarter comes a plea for them to offer as much in aid for struggling nations. EARLIER this month, the US Government gave another bail-out of $US37.8 billion ($A56.2 billion) to giant insurance company […]

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Friend of the Poor is no longer with Us

Yesterday, October 20th, Madeleine Cinquin, more popularly known as Soeur Emmanuelle, died at the age of 90 at a nursing home in Callian, France. Soeur Emmanuelle was a sister of the Congregation of Notre Dame de Sion. Most of her life she had been a philosophy teacher in France. At 62 years of age, an […]

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