It is with great sorrow that Caritas Australia reports the loss of a 26-year-old Caritas Jerusalem lab technician Viola, who lost her life alongside her toddler and husband, with her sister and her two children also among the casualties.
An ecumenical celebration, the Season of Creation is an opportunity for us all to express our shared commitment to the environment, with this year’s theme being ‘Let Justice and Peace Flow.’
The cross-party group of Parliamentarians was able to witness how local communities are dealing with the impacts of inequality, climate change and natural disasters.
The launch of Project Compassion 2023 saw more than 200 Masses held across the country with a Caritas Australia Representative speaking about Project Compassion.
In Perth, more than 2,000 students heard from Caritas Australia’s CEO, Kristy Robertson, who shared her first-hand experiences working with Project Compassion at an event co-hosted by Servite College and St Kieran’s Catholic Primary School.
Laxmi is now excelling in her studies and working towards her dream of becoming a civil engineer. She has become a mentor to other girls in her village, encouraging them to stand up for their rights and creating lasting change For All Future Generations.
Every day, more than 200 million children miss out on school, around 690 million people experience extreme hunger and 2.2 billion people cannot access clean drinking water.
Perth Catholics have this year been invited to think about the great yes that Mary spoke when the angel told her she was to become the mother of Jesus.
Baabayn Aboriginal Corporation was founded by five Elders from Western Sydney – home to one of the largest urban First Australian populations in Australia.
Living with a disability in rural Vietnam presented many challenges for Thu, who worked mainly as a rice farmer. Thu joined the Empowerment of People with Disabilities program, supported by Caritas Australia through our local partners, the Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD).
Australian Ambassador for Ukraine Bruce Edwards has met with CRS Moldova staff to learn about the program, and also visited the homes of several Moldovans who had welcomed Ukrainians into their homes.