Posts Tagged ‘Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand’

Climate science report highlights need for rapid action

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
NZ Catholic

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report on climate science makes the Earth’s current situation clear. It confirms with greater certainty and immediacy the need for rapid action to cut greenhouse gas emissions. It confirms we must prioritise the poor and future generations in adapting to an uncertain climatic future, says Caritas Aotearoa New Read more

Caritas Aotearoa NZ’s helping in Haiti and Afghanistan

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has joined with the Caritas International network to provide practical help to people in Haiti and Afghanistan. Julianne Hickey, who is the director of Caritas in New Zealand, says the turmoil in Haiti and Afghanistan “requires a global response as these crises unfold against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our Read more

Five year partnership between Caritas and MFAT

Monday, August 2nd, 2021
Caritas NZ

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is leading a new five year programme – He Oranga Taurikura – A Thriving Life. The programme works with local communities in the Pacific and South East Asia. It aims to continue to reduce the impact of poverty with a focus on girls and women, refugees and migrants, and indigenous peoples. Read more

Caritas announces winners of 2021 SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, the Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition. The theme for this year’s competition is A NEW WAY FORWARD. Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic the world has changed. We are faced with the challenge of Read more

Caritas Australia visits Wellington for meeting

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Catholic charity Caritas Australia was welcomed to Wellington for a bilateral meeting with Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand last week. The two charities’ goal was to reconfirm their commitment to collaborating on their shared objective to address global poverty and inequities. The two Catholic organisations have a long history of both informal and formal collaboration. Their Read more

Parish and schools outreach to COVID affected India

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

Standing together in solidarity with those in India affected by Covid is what an Auckland parish and school is doing with a COVID fundraiser. Otahuhu Catholic Parish and School communities is sending help to those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in India, says Lyndsay Freer, Media and Communications Officer for the Catholic Diocese of Auckland. Read more

Caritas Aotearoa releases annual environment report

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Caritas released its annual State of the Environment for Oceania report, Towards New Horizons, through a global webinar on Friday 2 October. The webinar featured speakers from across Oceania including Tonga, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Aotearoa New Zealand, and will be hosted by the Global Catholic Climate Movement. Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has published Read more

Prepare for the Election: Reflect on Catholic social teaching

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

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

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 winners of 2021 SINGout4JUSTICE…1st TikTok Awards – big winners include a Catholic priestOur Lady of Read more