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Nepal earthquake medical care in Gorkha
Reaching remote villages in Nepal with medical care By Lilian Chan Madhu is a member of the Camillian Task Force, which is partnering with Caritas... Read More »
Cocoa pods affected by the black pod fungal disease.
Food harder to find on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea Fr Dominic Maka, Vicar-General of Kavieng Diocese (pictured), says changing weather patterns are... Read More »
Parihaka Day
Living with the legacy of Parihaka As many communities around the country prepare to commemorate Parihaka Day (5 November), members of... Read More »
Training Hygiene Promoters in South Sudan.
Caritas supports people displaced by civil conflict in South Sudan Caritas has sent $150,000 to South Sudan where a humanitarian crisis has been unfolding since... Read More »
Warawara forest.
Warawara Forest stewardship Caritas has developed a new guide for teachers in ways to nurture kaitiakitanga (stewardship) of... Read More »
Peace in the Middle East Campaign
Caritas aids Iraqi minorities fleeing fighting Story courtesy of Caritas Internationalis Thousands of Iraqis have fled their homes to escape... Read More »
A little girl takes a drink from a refurbished tap in Auki, Solomon Islands.
Clean water – a fundamental human right Growing up in New Zealand fresh, clean, drinkable water was a seemingly endless resource. During... Read More »
A boy lights a candle in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Bleak Christmas for Iraqi Christians Story courtesy of Caritas Internationalis “I’ve never been away from home for Christmas,” said... Read More »
Women wearing jewellery they have made themselves as part of thier own small business.
Proud to be a woman on International Women’s Day This International Women’s day Caritas programmes coordinator Anna Robertson reflects on the... Read More »
Mrs. Hou Sokvanny and her vegetable crops
Improving food security in Cambodia Caritas partner Development and Partnership in Action (DPA) report on how their Integrated... Read More »
Emily Benefield offers up an artichoke in offertory time
Launching the Food Campaign in Aotearoa New Zealand Caritas staff and some Board members began the One Human Family – Food for All campaign with an... Read More »

 

 

 

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By Lilian Chan Madhu is a member of the Camillian Task Force, which is partnering with Caritas...
Fr Dominic Maka, Vicar-General of Kavieng Diocese (pictured), says changing weather patterns are...
As many communities around the country prepare to commemorate Parihaka Day (5 November), members of...
Caritas has sent $150,000 to South Sudan where a humanitarian crisis has been unfolding since...
Caritas has developed a new guide for teachers in ways to nurture kaitiakitanga (stewardship) of...

The Winter issue of Update looks at emergency work in Nepal and Vanuatu and development work in Cambodia. It also highlights our new resource for...

This month we gladly recieve the Pope's encyclical or letter on the environment, Laudato Si'. READ CARITAS COMPANIONS JUNE 2015

Cyclone Pam was the largest cyclone to ever hit Vanuatu, Caritas responded quickly to distribute food and tarpaulins.

In 2014 Caritas continued to work for social justice in our five strategic areas: reducing poverty, environmental justice, indigenous peoples, crisis...