Social Justice diary

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 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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 February 2018

  0218 Sorry Day
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2 Presentation of Jesus
World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life
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4 Fifth Sunday of Oordinary Time
5 1996: Cape York Peninsula Heads of Agreement signed
6 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
Waitangi Day, Aotearoa New Zealand
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8 St Josephine Bakhita
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11 Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time
World Day of Prayer for the Sick
990: Nelson Mandela released from prison
12 1965: The Freedom Ride commenced in Australia
2005: Sr Dorothy Stang murdered in Brazil
13 Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day!)
National 'Sorry Day': 2008: Apology to Stolen Generations by Australian Government 
14 Ash Wednesday 
Project Compassion begins
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18 First Sunday of Lent
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20 World Day of Social Justice 
21 International Mother Language Day 
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March 2018

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