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Charity Prayer

Founder ‘delighted’ to hand stewardship of FoSS to ACN

Stewardship of the Australian-founded Friends of the Suffering Souls, a lay-led association and charity that facilitates Masses for those in purgatory, has been formally handed to Aid to the Church in Need.

Charity Poverty

Vinnies urges Government and all MPs tackle poverty

This year’s Anti-Poverty Week is shining a light on the children of families who receive inadequate social security payments and depend on emergency support from charities, the St Vincent de Paul Society says.

Charity Environment Pope Francis

Caritas Australia backs Pope’s ‘ecological vision’

Caritas Australia has welcomed Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, Laudate Deum, To All People of Good Will on the Climate Crisis, which was released on Wednesday.

Charity Digital Life

How a 168-year-old charity embraced TikTok – and won a legion of young fans

The St Vincent de Paul Society, the 168-year-old charity, is proof that you’re never too old to embrace technology. Source: Mumbrella.

Charity Ukraine

Russian attack on Caritas warehouse destroys 300 tonnes of humanitarian supplies 

Caritas Australia has confirmed that Russian troops on Tuesday attacked an industrial enterprise in Lviv, where a Caritas-Spes Ukraine humanitarian aid warehouse was located.

Charity Natural disasters North Africa

Pope appeals to international community to help Libya

Caritas agencies are responding to flooding in Libya where at least 5300 lives have been lost and more than 10,000 people are missing, as Pope Francis appealed for the international community to come to the aid of the hard-hit nation.

Charity In The Dioceses Southeast Asia

Brisbane parishioners helping to build monastery in Timor-Leste

High in the mountains of Timor-Leste, a monastery is taking shape with support from missionary volunteers and donations from Brisbane parishioners. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Charity Natural disasters

Caritas responds to devastating earthquake in Morocco

Caritas agencies are responding to the earthquake in Morocco, where more than 2600 lives have been lost and thousands have been injured. 

Charity

Vinnies opens its biggest shop and it has ‘absolutely everything’

The biggest Vinnies shop in the country opens in Townsville tomorrow with a massive range of second-hand fashion, furniture and more. Source: Townsville Bulletin.