The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

Newsroom

Read our latest news, media releases and stories. Check out our regular publications for more details.

Benefit Impact a ‘transformative experience’ for many

“Right from the beginning, the very small Christian community was concerned with needs of the poor, the neglected and the vulnerable.”

No bricks and mortar in Budget’s new housing spend

Despite Budget 2016 taking small steps to invest in the wellbeing of families and individuals, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand says there is a noticeable lack of investment in building new homes – an

ETS subsidy removal one small step on long road

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand welcomes today’s Budget announcement of a long-overdue phase out of the two-for-one subsidy in the Emissions Trading Scheme allowing some businesses to pay one emission

Cardinal to launch beneficiary advocacy event in Upper Hutt

Cardinal John Dew will celebrate Mass on Tuesday, May 10 to launch an Archdiocesan ‘Benefit Impact’ event aimed at assisting and advocating for those in the Wellington region on a benefit.

Save Aleppo: Caritas Syria staff report from the city

The battle for the Syrian city of Aleppo has left hundreds of people dead or injured. There have been over 2,300 mortars between 23 April and 3 May.

Picking up the pieces: recovery in Fiji

From remote hillside settlements where families continue to huddle together in a single house, to a village having to manage the devastation in isolation because of a disease quarantine, the effect

Sign up to the caritas monthly e-newsletter:

Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust