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Latest Caritas Media Releases & News

‘No remedy for death’, says Caritas on Euthanasia debate

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:45

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has spoken out today in opposition to assisted suicide in an oral submission to the Health Select Committee looking into attitudes towards euthanasia.

Caritas welcomes NZ ratification of Paris Agreement

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 15:30

Caritas has welcomed New Zealand’s ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change, just a day after the Catholic social justice agency’s annual State of the Environment Report for Oceania called on all nations in the region to ratify the ag

Caritas reports widespread hunger and thirst across the Pacific

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 22:15

Cases of children having to eat cassava roots softened with paracetamol and people dying from lack of food and clean water are among the examples of widespread hunger and thirst across the Pacific that are detailed in the latest Caritas State of t

State of the Environment for Oceania report considers impact of El Nino

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 15:00

On 4 October a new report is to be released which reveals the extent of suffering due to environmental changes in the Pacific.

Communities urged to ‘stand up for what’s right’ on migrant worker exploitation

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 (All day)

In response to ongoing accounts of the unfair treatment of migrant workers in New Zealand, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is calling for communities to ‘stand up for what’s right’ and support this vulnerable group to get help in a report to be relea

Bishop of Auckland to highlight social justice week with own migration story

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:30

At a time when the number of international migrants is growing faster than the world’s population (according to the UN), the theme of migration for the New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ annual Social Justice Week is very pertinent.

Other media releases

‘No remedy for death’, says Caritas on Euthanasia debate

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has spoken out today in opposition to assisted suicide in an oral submission to the Health Select Committee looking into attitudes towards euthanasia.

Caritas welcomes NZ ratification of Paris Agreement

Caritas has welcomed New Zealand’s ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change, just a day after the Catholic social justice agency’s annual State of the Environment Report for Oceania ca

Caritas reports widespread hunger and thirst across the Pacific

Cases of children having to eat cassava roots softened with paracetamol and people dying from lack of food and clean water are among the examples of widespread hunger and thirst across the Pacific

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