Posts Tagged ‘Social Work’

Police work and social work can go together

Monday, September 28th, 2020

A call for help from domestic or family violence is made on average every four minutes in New Zealand, whose high statistics regularly top global lists. And South Auckland is the country’s ground zero, where 23,000 calls come in yearly for family violence. The area also has a large Māori and Pacific Islander population, but Read more

CWL express appreciation for well-known social worker

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Last Tuesday members of the Holy Family Catholic Women’s League in Labasa, Fiji, hosted social worker Selina Lee-Wah to lunch to acknowledge her achievement. Two months ago President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau conferred the Order of Fiji on Lee-Wah in recognition of her distinguished service of a high degree to humanity at large in the country. Read more

Pajero Bishops’ sin, not a crime

Friday, July 8th, 2011

The Catholic bishops in the Philippines who took a Mitsubishi Pajero or gambling money from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Organisation (PCSO) have committed a ‘sin’ but the acts are not ‘criminal’ according to House Minority leader Edcel Lagman. Lagman called the reception of these gifts “morally offensive.” “The Catholic Church is way too rich to Read more