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Wednesday, 7 September 1983
Page: 448

To the Honourable the Speaker and members of the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled:

The petition of certain undersigned persons (citizens of Australia) (electors of the Division of Perth) shows-concern and dismay that Fr Brian Gore, an Australian citizen and missionary priest in the Philippines is charged with subversion, possession of explosives and of inciting rebellion, warrant of arrest pertaining to which have been issued and arrived on 18 October 1982

Your petitioners therefore pray that you do all in your power to urge the Philippine authorities to cease harassment of Fr Gore and to allow him to continue his missionary work without threat or fear of arrest; furthermore, if a warrant of arrest is to be served, that Fr Gore be allowed his right to legal advice and representation and of access at all times to his friends and religious colleagues.

And your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.

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