Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Students’

Catholic students in Indonesia say listen to people of Papua

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Indonesian Catholic students have called on the government to listen to the grievances of the people of Papua and resolve longstanding conflicts. The call was made at the end of a four-day Catholic Student Association of the Republic of Indonesia conference in Jayapura on July 31. Conference participants — association members from 70 chapters across Read more

Catholic students struggle with ‘outdated and inflexible’ traditions

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Cara Pozolo identifies herself as a member of the Catholic faith, but said she doesn’t always agree with all of the church’s teachings. Pozolo, a senior at the University of Notre Dame, is one of many students who find themselves struggling to accept some of the Catholic church’s beliefs. These students are not alone. A Read more

School says claims of homophobia untrue

Friday, June 17th, 2011

A Wellington College has hit back at claims of homophobia – saying it would allow two of its students to “date” each other at its ball. St Patrick’s College student Malcolm Pimentel wanted to bring his friend, former St Pat’s student Keith Labad, but said he was told by rector Father Paul Martin that he Read more

Catholic Students want shooting in Papua investigated

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Catholic students have called on local police and military to investigate a shooting in Papua. One man died and two others were injured. “We urge local police and military to immediately put their members (involved in the case) on trial, because they violated the existing law and human rights. Anyone who violates the human rights Read more