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Latest Caritas Media Releases & News

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.

Singing out for justice wins national prize for Hato Pāora student

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 17:15

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

Exciting opportunities for Catholic volunteers in the Pacific

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 13:30

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 around the Pacific for decades.

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

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 15:30

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.

Other media releases

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

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

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 vu

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

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 J

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