Media Releases

Caritas Network Responds to Typhoon Mangkhut

17 Sep 18

The Caritas international network is on the ground responding with emergency assistance, following the devastating impact of Typhoon Mangkhut, considered the strongest typhoon this year.

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Photo: Nicole Clements, Caritas Australia

Be a Woman for the World and help fight injustice this September

03 Sep 18

Caritas Australia is encouraging women to fight this injustice, celebrate empowerment and help end poverty by hosting a “Women for the World” event this September.

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Bernard Holland. Photo: Caritas Australia

Appointment of Catholic Earthcare Director

30 Aug 18

Bernard Holland has taken up the position of Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia. 

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Caritas Australia pays tribute to aid workers on World Humanitarian Day

20 Aug 18

Caritas Australia and CAN DO CEOs (Church Agencies Network Disaster Operations), attended Humanitarians in Action, a photography and video exhibition, launched today by Ms Julie Bishop at Parliament House, Canberra.

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Australia's Catholics respond generously to global poverty

08 Aug 18

Many thousands of supporters across parishes and schools have joined in solidarity with the world’s poor donating more than $10.8 million to Project Compassion.

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Caritas promotes week of sharing with refugees

20 Jun 18

Caritas Australia has joined Pope Francis’ call to #sharethejourney, to promote the rights and the protection of refugees and migrants.

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Tax Time - A time to support the world's poor

05 Jun 18

As the end of the financial year approaches, Caritas Australia is urging people to consider a charitable donation that can boost their tax return, while providing life-saving work in some of the world’s poorest communities.

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Caritas supporting marginalised communities three years after Nepal earthquake

17 May 18

Three years after the Nepal earthquake, which killed 9,000 people and injured more than 22,000, Caritas Australia continues to restore infrastructure, livelihoods and community wellbeing in the earthquake prone country.

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Canberra women unite for the world's most marginalised

09 May 18

Over 100 women will gather in Canberra for the annual Women for the World luncheon, hosted by former ABC journalist and author Genevieve Jacobs.

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