Latest Stories

Tihikura Hohaia speaking at the launch of Caritas' environmental report in 2014.
Battling to protect indigenous food sources in Aotearoa New Zealand The Parihaka community in Taranaki, Aotearoa New Zealand lost their lands to confiscation in the... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »

 

 

 

Info & Resources

 

Visit Caratas on Facebook

Visit Caratas on Flickr

Visit Caratas on Youtube

Visit Caratas on Twitter

The Parihaka community in Taranaki, Aotearoa New Zealand lost their lands to confiscation in the...
Fr Dominic Maka, Vicar-General of Kavieng Diocese (pictured), says changing weather patterns are...
Story courtesy of Caritas Internationalis “I’ve never been away from home for Christmas,” said...
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...

The Christmas issue of Caritas Update looks at our Pacific environment report, health education in Palestine, the Bishop's Lent Appeal and...

A foundational Caritas report, Small yet strong: Voices from Oceania on the environment identifies the key environmental issues and associated human...

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...