Palm Sunday Walk encourages compassion for refugees
Carol Mitchell, Director of the Archdiocese of Perth’s Justice, Ecology and Development Office (JEDO) with Caritas Australia WA/NT Justice Educator Anita Finneran and Caritas Australia Community Participation Leader Deacon Paul Reid at the Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees. Photo: Caroline Smith
By Caroline Smith
Jesus’ message of compassion and welcoming was brought to the forefront at the recent Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees, where nearly 1000 people came out to support people seeking asylum in Australia and around the world.
The annual event was held at St George’s Cathedral on Sunday 9 April and was organised by several Christian faith groups and various