What resources might Christian scripture bring to the political challenge of displaced persons in the world today? This question was explored at the symposium Refuge Reimagined: Biblical Kinship in Global Politics, the title of a recent book by Mark and Luke Glanville positioned at the intersection of the disciplines of theology and international relations.
The University of Notre Dame would like to send our thoughts and prayers to students and staff from an Afghan background, as well as members of the Afghan community in Australia, as we witness the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan. We are acutely aware of the impact that these events may pose for vulnerable Afghans, including the friends and family members of individuals in our community. As members of the international community, we recognise our collective responsibility to protect the human rights of people in Afghanistan. We support humanitarian aid organisations assisting Afghanistan. We call for respect for the civil rights of all Afghans, especially women and children.
A founding father of the University and former Chaplain, Fr John Neill OP is being remembered as a caring, compassionate, and inspiring leader in Catholic education following his peaceful passing in Sydney on Saturday, 22 August.
GP clinics could be enlisted to help identify patients unknowingly at risk of a premature heart attack and early death due to an inherited condition, a Department of Health-funded study has found.
Last week staff, students and friends of The University of Notre Dame Australia Fremantle Campus came together to celebrate and acknowledge NAIDOC Week and the theme ‘Heal Country’. This theme calls for all of us to continue to seek greater protections for our lands, our waters, our sacred sites and our cultural heritage from exploitation, desecration, and destruction.