Posts Tagged ‘Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand’

Prepare for the Election: Reflect on Catholic social teaching Comments 0

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
social teaching

With this year’s General Election approaching, voters are preparing and reflecting on who to vote for. Catholic social teaching is an essential body of thought that offers some insight on how to think about today’s social issues. Social Justice Week runs from 6-12 September and is based on the theme of Catholic social teaching. Caritas Read more

Lebanon: Caritas helping amidst apocalyptic scenes Comments 0

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand announced on Friday that it will provide urgently needed funding for Lebanon amidst apocalyptic scenes from a massive explosion in the port of Beirut yesterday. Caritas is one of at least sixteen Catholic organizations that have responded to the Aug. 4 explosion at Beirut’s port. As victims in Beirut face an Read more

SINGout4JUSTICE competition winners announced Comments 0

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

Well done to all the students who entered the SINGout4JUSTICE songwriting competition this year. The judges were impressed with skills in both composition and performance. We are pleased to announce the following winners for 2020… Continue reading Related Posts:Caritas announces competition winnersDelargey Awards recognise five outstanding Catholics…ConfessionControlling anxiety course for trainee lawyers!

Caritas joins warning – children pushed into poverty by COVID-19 Comments 0

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is one of the thirteen New Zealand aid organisations have banded together to issue a warning over the millions of children plunged into hunger by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Adra, Caritas, CBM, ChildFund New Zealand, Hagar, Hope St, International Needs, Orphans Aid International, The Salvation Army, Save the Children,  Tearfund, VSA Read more

Caritas Aotearoa NZ Lent Appeal funds down 30 per cent on past years Comments 0

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Amid the pandemic, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand managed to raise some $683,000 during its 2020 Lent Appeal, a figure that is more than 30 per lower than the amounts they raised in recent years. Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand director Julianne Hickey said, in the past, the Lent Appeal raised $1million. Read more in NZCAtholic Related Read more

We must not look away but take special care to see and hear Comments 0

Thursday, June 18th, 2020
migrant workers

Thousands of migrant workers caught out in New Zealand by the spread of Covid-19 have found themselves in challenging circumstances. On Sunday, the Catholic bishops of New Zealand want Catholic communities to reflect on the plight of these migrant workers. 21 June, is the annual Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants and the theme Read more

Caritas announces competition winners Comments 0

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Catholic agency for justice and peace, is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the 2020 Kaitiaki2Share creative competition. Kaitiaki2Share encourages New Zealand students of all ages to consider how we can care for all creation, both people and the environment. Students were asked to send in a creative Read more

Catholic agencies: Budget gets a small tick Comments 0

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Caritas the Catholic Justice and Peace Agency, welcomed the 2020 Budget, saying it provides a foundation of hope on which we can build a fairer society in which all can flourish. The Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Diocese of Auckland says that while the Government has made an encouraging effort to meet the Read more

Cyclone relief for Pasifika nations in the COVID-19 era Comments 0

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
cyclone relief

The relationship Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand (CANZ) has developed through long-term communication and close cooperation with the Diocese of Port Vila has enabled to provide quick and effective cyclone relief after Harold hit Vanuatu. The possibility of introducing COVID-19 in the Pacific has complicated efforts to provide efforts to get support on the ground in Read more

Lockdown prevents Kiwis from supporting Pacific cyclone victims Comments 0

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Harold has presented the challenge of how to respond to two over-lapping emergency responses; COVID-19 and Harold. The executive director of the Council of International Development, Josie Pagani, said that during the lockdown the charities aren’t able to fundraise and the public can’t donate. She said the international aid charities typically get about Read more