Media Releases

Archbishop John Dew: Politics – a noble profession
Archbishop John Dew: Politics – a noble profession
Tue 9 September 2014
As published in The New Zealand Herald, 5 September 2014 Read More »
Caritas has supplied bedding to displaced families in Iraq.
Caritas among first responders offering relief to Iraqi families
Wed 20 August 2014
As the plight of Iraqis fleeing persecution reaches tragic levels, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has... Read More »
Caritas Jerusalem's team in Gaza carry out home visits following the 2012 military action.
Peace in the Middle East campaign launches with Gaza focus
Tue 5 August 2014
In light of the ongoing humanitarian crises in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Gaza, Caritas Aotearoa New... Read More »
Advocates at the Benefit Impact including Caritas' Cathy Bi (left) and Lisa Beech (second from right).
Caritas advocates make impact on benefits at annual event
Tue 5 August 2014
Representatives of New Zealand Catholic groups are among 40 benefit advocates that have gathered in... Read More »
A boy lights a candle in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand to provide aid for Gaza humanitarian response
Fri 25 July 2014
Caritas Jerusalem is providing medical assistance, food and other necessities to the thousands of... Read More »
Social Justice Week banner 2014
Living the faith: Catholic social teaching is focus for Social Justice Week
Thu 24 July 2014
With Social Justice Week set to begin on September 14, the annual awareness campaign will this year... Read More »




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