Media Releases

Ursula Rakova.
The Human Face of Climate Change Migration: Ursula Rakova from Carteret Islands, PNG
Fri 26 June 2015
As the Catholic Church and wider community reflect on Pope Francis’ recent message on care of our... Read More »
Sister Bridget Crisp watering the garden.
“Praised be” – challenge and hope seen in Pope Francis’ encyclical
Thu 18 June 2015
Pope Francis gives both challenge and hope to the world in his latest encyclical Laudato Si’ (... Read More »
Students from St Joseph's School, Fairlie with some the the auction artworks.
Fairlie school raises $13,000 for Caritas Nepal aid
Mon 15 June 2015
St Joseph’s Primary School in Fairlie may be small in size, but the school of 45 students has shown... Read More »
Parihaka teaching resource.
Bishop aims to transform attitudes with Parihaka resource
Thu 11 June 2015
Parihaka is the focus of a new educational resource produced by Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand at the... Read More »
climate change Kiribati king tides
Caritas calls for New Zealand to be “bold and ambitious” leader on climate change
Thu 4 June 2015
It’s time for New Zealand to take charge and be a leader in climate change negotiations, says... Read More »
Nepal earthquake response
Caritas reaches more than 100,000 with relief supplies in Nepal
Tue 2 June 2015
It is one month on from the initial 7.8 earthquake that devastated so many areas in Nepal, and... Read More »




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