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Singing out for justice wins national prize for Hato Pāora student

Standing out from a record number of entries, Hato Pāora College student, Nikau Te Huki’s song

South Sudan: Five years after the birth of a nation

Written by Meabh Smith, Trōcaire (Caritas Ireland)

Exciting opportunities for Catholic volunteers in the Pacific

From carpenters rebuilding schools in Solomon Islands to nurses helping manage community clinics in Tonga, Catholic volunteers have been making an important contribution to development projects aro

Ko te reo te taikura ō te whakaaro marama - language is the key to understanding

“It is as Māori that the lord calls you; it is as Māori that you belong to the Church, the one body of Christ.”

'Peace is possible in Syria', says Pope Francis in support of Caritas campaign

Pope Francis is urging governments to find a political solution to the war in Syria as part of the Caritas Internationalis ‘Syria: Peace is Possible’ campaign.

The reality of war in Syria

War broke out in Syria five years ago, and cities like Aleppo and Damascus have been largely reduced to rubble.

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust