Social Justice diary

 

 

 January 2018

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1 World Day of Prayer for Peace. Theme: 'Non-violence, a style of politics for peace'
1901: Foundation of Commonwealth of Australia
1994: Commencement of Native Title Act
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1977: First loans by Grameen Bank, founded by Muhammad Yunus in Bangladesh

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10 1946: First UN General Assembly opens with 51 nations represented
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15 World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees
1842: Mary MacKillop born in Fitzroy, Victoria
1929: Martin Luther king Jr born in Atlanta USA
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24 Feast of St Francis de Sales, patron saint of journalism
25 1959: Pope John XXIII announces his intention to convoke the Second Vatican Council
26 Australia Day / Survival Day
1972: Aboriginal Tent Embassy established in Canberra
27 International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
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