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Appeal Eastern Rite

Maronite fundraising tops $530,000 and counting

A Maronite Eparchy of Australia appeal to help educate impoverished students in Lebanon has so far raised more than $530,000.

Appeal Natural disasters

Caritas Australia launches Afghanistan earthquake appeal

Caritas Australia has launched an appeal for Afghanistan following two earthquakes that struck the country last week, killing more than 2000 people, injuring thousands and leaving many more displaced.

Appeal Charity

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.

Appeal Charity

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.

Appeal Lent

Caritas launches annual Lenten appeal

Caritas Australia will today – Ash Wednesday – launch its annual Lenten fundraising and awareness appeal, Project Compassion.

Appeal Charity Disaster

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.

Appeal Disaster

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.

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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.

Africa Appeal

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.