A Special Visit to Zimbabwe and Mozambique
28 Mar 23
Last month, Caritas Australia’s Africa Programs Coordinator, Sister Ivy Khoury, visited Zimbabwe and Mozambique to reconnect with our program partners in the region – the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Caritas Australia stands in solidarity with families impacted by Tropical Cyclone Freddy
23 Mar 23
Caritas Australia stands in solidarity with the people of Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar after Cyclone Freddy, one of the deadliest and long-lived tropical cyclones to have ever been recorded in Southern Africa.
Schools and parishes across Australia raise funds for Project Compassion
16 Mar 23
Since the launch of Project Compassion in February, thousands of supporters have come together to raise funds for people living in some of the most vulnerable communities worldwide.
How you can support survivors of the Turkey-Syria Earthquake
06 Mar 23
The generosity of Caritas Australia supporters has already helped raise $1 million through the Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal. But there are still many families who need immediate humanitarian support. Here is how you can help.
Ukraine’s year of displacement and devastation
03 Mar 23
After twelve months of conflict in Ukraine, the toll on civilians has been catastrophic. Thousands have been killed, many more injured, millions forced to flee, and homes and vital infrastructure have been destroyed.
Project Compassion launches across Australia for another exciting year!
22 Feb 23
Project Compassion launched on Shrove Tuesday, marking the beginning of the season of kindness and compassion towards communities who need it most. Many parishes and schools across the country hosted a Project Compassion launch, where they heard from representatives from Caritas Australia about this year’s stories, as well as the difference they are making in the lives of those who need it most.
Caritas agencies respond to catastrophic Turkey and Syria Earthquake
08 Feb 23
Caritas agencies are responding to a series of powerful earthquakes in southeast Turkey (officially known as Türkiye) and Syria, where thousands of lives have been lost already and the death toll increases by the hour.
Caritas Australia in solidarity with Turkey and Syria after devastating series of earthquakes
07 Feb 23
Caritas Australia stands in solidarity with the people of Turkey and Syria after a devastating series of earthquakes.
Stories from the Field: A New Year’s visit to Timor Leste
07 Feb 23
In the first week of 2023, Caritas Australia staff, our in-country team in Timor Leste, Bishop Umbers (Auxiliiary Bishop, Archdiocese of Sydney) and a delegation from the Archdiocese of Sydney travelled to Baucau and Maliana in Timor Leste to see some of the amazing programs being carried out in the region.
Solomon Islands children sing their way to safety
30 Jan 23
A new program is helping children in Solomon Islands prepare for emergencies using the power of song.
Survival Day 2023
26 Jan 23
As an organisation, we recognise that Survival Day is a day of acknowledgement of Survival of colonisation, as well as the ongoing mistreatment and systematic injustice that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have faced over the years.
Australian Ambassador for Ukraine visits refugees in Moldova
03 Jan 23
Ambassador Bruce Edwards, the Australia Ambassador for Ukraine and Moldova visited Caritas Australia’s partner in Moldova, CRS Moldova, to meet the local families that have welcomed Ukrainian refugees.
Your impact this year: The work Caritas Australia and our partners carried out in 2022
23 Dec 22
2022 has been an incredibly difficult year for vulnerable communities around the world. From the war in Ukraine to the food crisis in Africa to devastating floods in Asia, it’s often the most marginalised people who are impacted.
Caritas Australia launches urgent appeal for Democratic Republic of Congo
21 Dec 22
Caritas agencies are responding to support communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, who have been facing escalating conflict and displacement since the rebel militia group M23 seized a swath of the east of the country just over a year ago.
Celebrating the International Day of People with Disabilities
06 Dec 22
On Saturday 3 December we celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The day promotes further understanding of disabilities and aims to mobilise support for the dignity, rights and wellbeing of persons with disabilities.
Devastating earthquake displaces over 50,000 in Indonesia
30 Nov 22
Caritas agencies are responding after over 50,000 people were displaced in the wake of the magnitude 5.6 earthquake that struck Indonesia in November 2022.
The True Meaning of Christmas: Giving to Those in Need
25 Nov 22
Not only is Christmas a time for celebration, but also an important time of reflection on how we can give back to those in need.
Caritas Australia in solidarity with Indonesia after devastating earthquake
22 Nov 22
Caritas Australia stands in solidarity with the people of West Java in Indonesia after the devastating magnitude-5.6 earthquake which has killed at least 162 people, many of them children, and left hundreds more injured.
Caritas Australia Solomon Islands staff are confirmed safe after 7.3 magnitude earthquake
22 Nov 22
Caritas Australia confirms that staff in the Solomon Islands office are safe after 7.3 magnitude earthquake.
Daily updates from COP27
21 Nov 22
Our Advocacy Associate Director Dr Damian Spruce is in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt at the 27th United Nations Climate Talks to represent Caritas Oceania.
Why we need a special day to see the poor
13 Nov 22
Michael McGirr, Caritas Australia's Mission Facilitator, shares a reflection on World Day of the Poor.