30 May 17
In solidarity with women facing the challenging effects of poverty and in the month when Australia celebrates its mothers, over 500 women have come together to stand in solidarity with the world’s poor by attending our Women for the World events.
29 May 17
Caritas Australia's Content Specialist, Daniel Nour recently went to Israel and the Palestinian territories. During his trip, Daniel visited the Caritas Jerusalem office to learn more about their work and he has shared his experience with us.
27 May 17
On the 20th Anniversary of the Bringing Them Home Report we encourage all Australians to make new efforts to engage with the challenging national history of the Stolen Generations.
23 May 17
Karen has flourished and grown through Caritas Australia’s support, going from strength to strength, as a mother and community role model.
19 May 17
With Lent over for another year, Caritas Australia would like to say thank you for your support of Project Compassion 2017!
07 May 17
Laimona is 40 years old and lives with her four children under a tarpaulin in a United Nations’ Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in the town of Wau in South Sudan.
05 May 17
Fifteen-year-old Susanna Gelasivo is struggling to feed her nine-month-old baby, Ross Edward.
01 May 17
Eighteen year-old Sarah is seven months pregnant and lives in a small town near Juba. Her son, Izeil, aged two, is malnourished.
11 Apr 17
We spoke to some participants from last year’s ‘Cycling in Solidarity’ trip to Cambodia to find out why charitable adventures are so valuable, from both a personal and international development perspective.
10 Apr 17
A youth rally was recently held at St John Paul College, Coffs Harbour, raising awareness and funds for Project Compassion.
22 Mar 17
The South Sydney Rabbitohs have been spreading the word of Caritas Australia’s work and Project Compassion.
Caritas Australia’s Program Coordinator for Africa, Sister Ivy Khoury, who is a passionate South Sydney supporter, has struck up a friendship with the NRL club’s coach Michael Maguire. The pair recently spent time with students at St Brigid’s Catholic Primary School in Coogee, passing on footy tips and teaching the children about the importance of helping the poor.
16 Mar 17
Subsidiarity is a Catholic Social Teaching principle which articulates that the people closest to, and most affected by, the issues are the ones best placed to address them, with the help of the Government.
13 Mar 17
Six years ago, on 15 March, 2011, there was an escalation of the conflict in Syria. Since then, the war has claimed over 400,000 lives and uprooted more than half of Syria’s 22 million people.
19 Feb 17
On Saturday 20 February 2016, Tropical Cyclone Winston struck Fiji. Thought to be the biggest to ever hit the Southern Hemisphere, the category five storm caused widespread devastation to communities.
16 Feb 17
Daisy Paulin has overcome personal tragedy to become a key peace builder in Vannankulam, in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province.
09 Feb 17
At the end of 2016, Andrea Mason, CEO of NPY Women’s Council (Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council) was awarded the prestigious 2017 Northern Territory Australian of the Year Award. Andrea was also awarded with an Australian of the Year award nomination.
This week, Andrea was named as one of the members of Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull’s new-look Indigenous Advisory Council.
23 Jan 17
Seventy-five year old Francesca Mateka has been living in the same village, Dendere, in the Midlands province of Zimbabwe her entire life.
12 Jan 17
In Indonesia, we are helping women come together, to network and build their strengths. By raising their voices, women are creating new opportunities for themselves, their families and their communities.