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4 Oct 2017 | Blog | Supporter action
This November, a number of Caritas supporters will embark on our ‘Trekking in Solidarity’ journey in Nepal.
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15 May 2015 | Blog | Supporter action | Project Compassion
“From the start of Ash Wednesday I started to live below the poverty line.” Leo Taylor is an inspiring young man who is in Year 8 at school and lives in Port Pirie, SA. For the whole duration of Lent, Leo spent only $10 a week on food and drink, in order to experience just a little bit of what it would be like to live in poverty.
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29 Jan 2014 | Blog | Supporter action
The staff and students from St Francis of the Fields School in Strathfieldsaye held a Bread and Butter Day to show their solidarity with the people devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
Tags: Social justice, typhoon haiyan, solidarity, Philippines, bread and butter | No comments
27 Sep 2013 | Blog | Supporter action
This Sunday, the 29th of September, is Social Justice Sunday - a day for us to embrace the call for justice in our society. Here are 10 actions we can take personally, locally and globally to reduce poverty in the world.
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5 Sep 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
As the tragic war in Syria continues to escalate, Pope Francis has called for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria and throughout the world this Saturday, 7 September.
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14 Jun 2013 | Blog | Project Compassion | Supporter action
Trivia Night at Simonds College in West Melbourne was more than just an evening of fun and entertainment. It was an event about standing in solidarity with others in the world, and providing opportunities for them to enjoy life to the fullest. Megan Bourke, Caritas Australia's Global Education Coordinator tells us more.
Tags: Social justice, fundraising, subsidiarity, solidarity | No comments
17 Aug 2012 | Blog | Supporter action
Sunday 19th August will be World Humanitarian Day – a day during which we recognise the humanitarian work that has been done worldwide, and acknowledge the people who have devoted their lives to providing assistance to those in need, even in dangerous situations.
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7 Jun 2012 | Blog | Supporter action
What is a Global Reality Meal? Seventy young leaders are learning about this and more at the Caritas Australia 'Justice Matters' camp, Sandhurst Diocese, Victoria.
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4 Jun 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Scott Hall and Major Cameron’s story begins in the community of Beswick (Wugularr), south-west Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, at the Ghunmarn Culture Centre.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, solidarity, Walk As One, Indigenous rights | No comments
4 May 2012 | Blog | Supporter action | Project Compassion
29 March was '$1.25 Day'. On this day, Holy Family Primary School Year 6 students from the Social Justice Team experienced the plight of the 1.4 billion people who live below the poverty line, surviving on the equivalent of just $1.25 a day.
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Through my heart I felt that I need to be the leader and serve the community. Now I’m confident of myself and I’m sure I can expand my business to a new level.
- Janaki, Nepal