Posts Tagged ‘Care of the Poor’

Famous statue of Christ dons a Taylor Swift T-Shirt

Monday, November 20th, 2023

Last week, Rio de Janeiro’s 125-foot Christ the Redeemer was illuminated with the image of a Taylor Swift T-shirt bearing a message welcoming the singer to the country for the latest leg of her Eras Tour. The rector of the sanctuary agreed to the Swifties’ request on the condition that they raise funds to buy Read more

Muslims, Hindus and Christians honour Catholic doctor

Friday, September 4th, 2015

A man Philanthropist Gareth Morgan calls New Zealand’s own Mother Teresa has died in Bangladesh. Edric Baker was an inspirational New Zealand medical doctor who worked in an isolated rural area in northern Bangladesh for 35  years. His vision of ‘health care for the poor by the poor’ led him to set up of the Kailakuri Health Read more

Catholic Charities Hawai’i affordable housing program recognised

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Catholic Charities Hawaii has received the national Social Innovation award, from Catholic Charities USA,  for one of its successful affordable housing programs. The Hale Wai Vista Support Housing Services program, launched in collaboration with Prudential Locations, is a 215-unit affordable rental project. “This is a great example of a nonprofit organisation and private sector company partnering to address a Read more