Caritas Staff responding to earthquake damage. Photo: Caritas network.

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Caritas Australia confirms attack on Caritas-Spes Ukraine warehouse, leaving 300 tons of humanitarian supplies burned.

22 Sep 23

Caritas Australia has confirmed that on the night of September 19, 2023, Russian troops hit an industrial enterprise in Lviv, where a Caritas-Spes Ukraine humanitarian aid warehouse was located.

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Caritas agencies respond to devastating flooding in Libya

13 Sep 23

Libya has been struck by devastating flooding, which has caused thousands of deaths and widespread damage.

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Caritas agencies respond to devastating earthquake in Morocco

12 Sep 23

Caritas agencies are responding to the devastating earthquake in Morocco, where over 2,600 lives have been lost and thousands have been injured.


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A New Tool to Empower Australian Catholics to Live Laudato Si’

01 Sep 23

To commemorate the Season of Creation, Caritas Australia is launching a practical guide to support Catholic parishes, organisations, schools, individuals and households across Australia in developing their own Laudato Si’ Action Plan.

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A storm is brewing over the Pacific region as climate and debt crises collide

08 Mar 23

Caritas Oceania President, Cardinal Mafi, shares the story of his island home Tonga, and how it is has been impacted by climate change. 

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I’ve been an NGO worker for more than 25 years. The Africa hunger crisis is the worst I’ve ever seen.

09 Jan 23

CEO Kirsty Robertson tells the story of our partners facing serious drought and hunger in the Horn of Africa. 

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Charity should not end at Australia's coastline

20 Dec 22

CEO Kirsty Robertson and Reverend Tim Costello urge Australian Government to remember global poor as part of Help Fight Famine campaign.

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Why we need a special day to see the poor

10 Nov 22

Michael McGirr, Caritas Australia's Mission Facilitator, shares a reflection on World Day of the Poor.

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