Grail Australia News

Young Women Leadership Training Program in Mozambique

My name is Naome Rusera. I am the oldest of four girls and we were all born in Rwanda. For a family that has relocated many times, the move to Australia is still considered our “biggest” move. In the freezing August of 2006, the six of us arrived in Sydney – a place we grew…
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Pacific News | Women & Children Under Siege in PNG: Part 2

In part one, we looked briefly at the troubling increase in homelessness and violence against women and children in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) following the magnitude 7.5 earthquake in February. The estimated death toll from the quake is 100, although some reports place it as high as 150. Unfortunately, the situation continues to…
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Pacific News | Women & Children Under Siege in PNG: Part 1

On 26 February, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake wreaked devastation across the remote highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), killing 125 people and displacing an estimated 35,000. On Saturday 5 April, the highlands suffered another earthquake of magnitude 6.3 at a depth of 10 kilometres. These natural disasters are being compounded by severe outbreaks of tribal violence…
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Discovering Women of Vision in Brisbane

An event reflection from Ann Aboud. On Sunday 6 May, the Brisbane Grail group hosted the first of three meetings featuring pioneering women of faith from the book Women of Vision. This has been described as “a book that expands significantly public knowledge of the contributions of Catholic laywomen to church and society over the past century.”…
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