Marist Sisters Addressing the Refugee Issue

Paul Power, CEO of the Refugee Council of Australia

Marist Sisters in the Sydney area, along with representative of the Marist Missionary Sisters and Marist Fathers, gathered to hear Paul Power, CEO of the Refugee Council of Australia.  He spoke on the plight of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia and comparisons with treatment in other countries of the world’s 42 million displaced persons.

Marists Gathered to Hear Paul Power

Paul indicated that Australia is presently 43rd in the order of countries accepting refugees internationally, but is setting a wholesome trend in developing community housing models as an alternative to secure detention.

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