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- 25 March, 2023
Project Compassion supports Indigenous ‘Young Mums and Bubs’ group
Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion this week highlights the work of Baabayn Aboriginal Corporation’s Young Mums and Bubs Group, which supports women with practical support and mentoring.
Project Compassion helps Priscilla beat drought
Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion campaign introduces us this week to Priscilla from Zimbabwe, who is using her conservation farming skills to grow drought-resistant crops and farm poultry to support her family during the current food crisis.
Caritas launches annual Lenten appeal
Caritas Australia will today – Ash Wednesday – launch its annual Lenten fundraising and awareness appeal, Project Compassion.
Catholic Mission providing support for quake victims in Türkiye and Syria
Catholic Mission, as the Holy See’s mission agency, is taking action to support missionaries who are providing vital emergency support and pastoral care following the devastating February 6 earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria.
Pope appeals for prayers, solidarity for quake victims in Türkiye and Syria
Pope Francis yesterday renewed his appeal for concrete acts of solidarity and prayers for people affected by the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria. Source: Vatican News.
Pope appoints American as head of Dicastery for Bishops
Pope Francis has named an American as the next prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Bishops to succeed Cardinal Marc Ouellet. Source: CNA.
Displacement camps a recipe for disaster: Caritas
Caritas Australia has launched an urgent appeal for communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, who have faced escalating conflict and displacement since the rebel militia group M23 seized part of the country’s east last year.
Bishops encourage Australian Catholics to show their support
The country’s bishops are encouraging Catholics to respond to the call from the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Australia to provide financial support to people in the war-torn nation as winter arrives. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Bishop McKenna launches Bathurst flood appeal
Bathurst Bishop Michael McKenna has launched an appeal for people and communities in Central West New South Wales who have been devastated by recent floods.