Tag: Caritas

Project Compassion Sunday_3rd March 2019

Project Compassion On Ash Wednesday, Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Catholic Church, launches its annual Project Compassion appeal – one of Australia’s largest humanitarian fundraising and awareness raising campaigns.   Project Compassion runs through the six weeks of Lent.  It brings together communities across the country in solidarity with the… Continue Reading Project Compassion Sunday_3rd March 2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty_17th October 2018

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17 October A boy sits outside his house in Cite L’Eternel, a poor neighborhood of Port au Prince, Haiti. UN Photo/Marco Dormino 2018 theme — Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity This year marks the 70th… Continue Reading International Day for the Eradication of Poverty_17th October 2018

Anti-Poverty Week_14th – 20th October 2018

Beginning of Anti-Poverty Week  2018: Anti-Poverty Week Anti-Poverty Week is a week where all Australians are encouraged to organise or take part in an activity aiming to highlight or overcome issues of poverty and hardship here in Australia or overseas. It was established in Australia as an expansion of the UN’s annual International Anti-Poverty Day… Continue Reading Anti-Poverty Week_14th – 20th October 2018

Exclusive: Cardinal Charles Bo Sheds Light on Peace and Education in Myanmar

Watch Cardinal Bo’s full interview with Jamie O’Brien (The Record) below… “Not only myself, but the whole Church, and all of the Bishops Conference [in Myanmar], are focusing on the work on peace,” Cardinal Bo said.   “The Church is very much involved in the sense that we could negotiate with all the groups.  … Continue Reading Exclusive: Cardinal Charles Bo Sheds Light on Peace and Education in Myanmar

Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees / The Record

By Matthew Lau More than 1500 people gathered in the centre of Perth to demonstrate a broad and united movement of people and organisations who call for justice and dignity for refugees and for people seeking asylum. The march began at 1pm on Palm Sunday, 25 March at St George’s Cathedral, mirroring similar events in… Continue Reading Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees / The Record

Project Compassion Sunday_11th Feb 2018

Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal, Project Compassion brings thousands of Australians together in solidarity with the world’s poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Ash Wednesday_14th February 2018 is the beginning of Project Compassion. http://www.caritas.org.au/projectcompassionarchived http://www.caritas.org.au/projectcompassion#stories  

Caritas Internationalis joint ecumenical statement for World Refugee Day_20 Jun 2017

Refugees: An opportunity to grow together   Joint ecumenical statement for World Refugee Day 2017   The Christian Bible tells the story of two men, Peter and Cornelius, utterly divided by religious belief and culture, who in encountering each other discovered a truth about God’s common will for them that neither had previously grasped. They… Continue Reading Caritas Internationalis joint ecumenical statement for World Refugee Day_20 Jun 2017

Palm Sunday Walk encourages compassion for refugees | The Record

  By Caroline Smith  Jesus’ message of compassion and welcoming was brought to the forefront at the recent Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees, where nearly 1000 people came out to support people seeking asylum in Australia and around the world. The annual event was held at St George’s Cathedral on Sunday 9 April and was… Continue Reading Palm Sunday Walk encourages compassion for refugees | The Record

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